For the final Veterans Cookbook recipe of the month we’ve elaborated on a Chile Verde by Diane Mercier to incorporate some of those leftovers from a traditional Thanksgiving Turkey dinner. Continue reading
As the mom of 6 and 4 year old daughters, the prospect of hurriedly sending my girls away into the care of folks I don’t know and have never met, and without immediate means available to contact them, is terrifying. Continue reading
As part of our October mission to cook and share good wholesome soups, a crucial
element in the recipe selection has been the emphasis on our “no added nasties” philosophy.
For our second post during Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’ve noted a series of time saving techniques to make your recovery easier.
A bowl of steaming hot chicken soup at the very least provides me with comfort in culinary form. Whether its your Jewish Penicillin or go-to rheumy remedy it maintains a reputation for healing. Continue reading
Currently I am staying close to our own zen of slow cooking mindful intentions advice. As a mom and the co creator of our small business, a variety of challenges, albeit welcome ones, are thrown into daily life. Lately though, as our primary business focus has shifted to meeting the immediate demands of the Farmers’ Market in Lake Forest each Saturday to sell our organic spice blends, I’ve started to use my slow cooker to fill a weekend mealtime slot too.
I am constantly surprised at how my girls are always after something to eat. Honestly there are times when you would think I’ve been starving them, especially after school pick up when their brains are frazzled after a long day and they’ve had 40 minutes of relief on the playground. Continue reading
As our zen of slow cooking mantra suggests I try to factor in slow cooking at least one evening meal a week (in addition to recipe testing for the blog the remainder of the time.) Continue reading
What do you do when you have an abundance of something? Give it away, swap it for something else, or keep it in the hope it will get used sometime in the future. Continue reading