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Happy New Year “2018”

As I say good‑bye to 2017 and welcome 2018 with (mostly) open arms, I want to sincerely thank everyone who has taken the time to read my posts over the past couple of years, as silly as they seem at times (I mean, come on‑‑Fidget Spinners??!!)‑‑with a special thanks to those who have registered on […]

Macaroons On Plate


Does anyone besides Yours Truly have a sweet tooth that MUST be satisfied, whether from something healthy or not?

fermented-vegetables - How to Bottle & Ferment Veggies

HEALTHY “MOONSHINE” – Fermented Vegetables

Hi, friends! It’s early August and I’m into the third week of my summer “sabbatical” in Walla Walla, Washington, enjoying a healthy dish of good‑probiotic‑laden fermented red cabbage and beets as I type.

Ceviche Plant-Based Recipe


Well, right off the bat I can hear the shrieks from seafood lovers who are aghast to see the words “plant‑based” used as an adjective for ceviche, which, by its very nature, IS a fish dish‑‑and a raw fish dish at that!


Plant-Based White Sauce

LIFE GETS IN THE WAY… Hello, everybody!  During the past couple of months my “other life” as a court reporter rudely reached out like a 64‑armed octo‑octopus (do the math) and twisted me into a nearly‑unrecognizable version of my usual Grandma Girl Scout self.