Tag Archives: kitchen

Party People Party Hearty 

Today is Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. We Americans like to celebrate odd and unusual days, not because we’re just a party people, but because our DNA demands it. The first settlers wouldn’t have made it through their first … Continue reading

Posted in deserts, Food, Friendship, Hot Springs, Arkansas, politics, Relationships, sharing, Southern Culture, Spirituality, Super Bowl, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Morning after a Trauma

Most of us don’t much care for Monday just because. Yep. Says it all, right? Work, the daily grind, routines, dealing with problems, and the people who want it yesterday already! What are they thinking, we’re magicians? Or they’re the … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Comfort food, Depression, deserts, emotional eating, Grief, Ministry, sharing, Spirituality, Travel, Uncategorized, vacation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Death of the Coffee Maker: Always plan ahead. 

 Have plan B ready to go, for plan A is just the starting point. I know NASA can’t work this way, after all they are shooting gazillions of dollars of equipment and invaluable human lives into space! NASA needs to … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Comfort food, family, Grief, sharing, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE JAPANESE HAVE A NAME FOR MY AFFLICTION

   Hokusai: New Year’s Days of the Tea House Ogi-ya (woodcut) O-souji or The Big Year End Cleaning Ritual I must have been Japanese in a former life.  So far I’ve rearranged the bathroom cabinets, hung a new curtain in … Continue reading

Posted in disease, Exercise, Japan, Ministry, New year, Occupation, Spirituality, Travel, Uncategorized, Work | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Easter is a Season

   Good morning on the first day of the Easter Season! While virtual shopping I found the perfect coffee for all my Easter peeps who visit my kitchen. I especially like the image of God conflated with the angel Gabriel: … Continue reading

Posted in Easter, Health, menu, Ministry, Occupation, sharing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

STRIKE AVERTED–KITCHEN OPEN!

Cornie’s Kitchen finally got the cook motivated. Seems a sudden salary renegotiation strike here at year end was about to shut the kitchen down for good. Oh my! Did I overwhelm my staff during the holidays with the extra baking … Continue reading

Posted in christmas, Health, menu, Occupation, Recipe, sharing, Uncategorized, vacation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

CLEANING UP THE KITCHEN

I got the notice from my doctor that my insulin resistance has moved to prediabetes. It’s not a crisis, but it means I get to make some lifestyle changes. My upper carb limit was 180g per day, but I was … Continue reading

Posted in deserts, disease, emotional eating, Exercise, family, Generations, Health, insulin resistance, menu, metabolic syndrome, Prediabetes, processed foods, Recipe, sharing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment