Ghee (pronounced like the thing karate guys wear, not like gee-whiz) is basically liquid gold in my house. Maybe you've heard of it. Maybe you've experienced it in all its glory. Maybe you're still trying to figure out how to pronounce it. Whatever you're current state, I'm about to give you the low-down on what… Continue reading Ghee: the what, the why, and the how
This time last year, my (then) 12 year old daughter and I threw this baby together in an afternoon. Seriously, it was that easy. A year later it's still sturdy as it every was and is working out great for another sitting-'round-the-fire season. The hardest part was the two trips (probably should have been three… Continue reading Baby, it’s gettin’ cold outside…we need fire! (EASY firepit/grill instructions)
There are so many things you can do with lemons! (Other than simply chucking them at whoever brought the proverbial lemons into your life...) I love lemons. They're bright and cheery, they're tart and tangy, and they are oh, so versatile! Food, drink, cleaning, deodorizing, whitening, lightening, refreshing, thickening...what can't you do with lemons? So… Continue reading When life give you lemons, use them!
Sardines. For the average American, I've noticed that the thought of sardines doesn't illicit any oohs or ahhs, and generally doesn't incite any major cravings for this little fishy fish. But I challenge all notions and prejudgments of these little bundles of wonderful. Hear me out. The Why Nutrition Sardines really are one of those "nutritional powerhouse" foods.… Continue reading Beginning to love sardines, the why and the how
Fall is here, and the cooler weather is creeping in. But we are still being blessed with a warm, sunny day here and there, which is working out wonderfully for all those end of the growing season chores that need done. A little sweat, a little vitamin D, a little git-er-done is good for the… Continue reading Big ole bowl of energy
This season, my sweetheart did his own experimental garden plot. He was inspired by an article in The Old Farmer's Almanac which featured curious crops from around the world. His line up was (I apologize for such few pictures, but google...): Golden Eggplant: tiny members of the eggplant family, which start of white and mature to… Continue reading Try something new today
I heard a quote credited to Hippocrates recently that has stuck with me. In my searching online, it is worded differently in citation, and even credited to other people. But that doesn’t take away from what has stuck with me. “It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to… Continue reading Food for health