I AM AN ONION

These days most people’s minds do not wander to greatness when they think of the onion. Ah, but that was not always the case. There have been many times through the course of time that we have been viewed as a very important vegetable indeed.

I LOVE CAYENNE

I LOVE cayenne Pepper, really! Cayenne pepper is hot, hot, hot!!! But it is also magic, a magic powder in which to make a magic potion. Did you know Cayenne Pepper has numerous and effective benefits? It’s used to help digestion, including heal upset stomach, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, cure diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps.

IT’S A COOKIE DAY TODAY

I awoke today feeling ambitious, like today was the day I was going to make a change in my life. I drank my huge glass of lemon water which is my daily A.M. ritual ( lemon juice acts as a digestive and a detoxifying agent and helps in cleaning the liver leading to better digestive…

I AM AN… ASPARAGUS

Hi there. My name is Alexander – you know, as in Alexander the Great, or Alexander Graham Bell – and I am proud to say, I’m an asparagus. It’s hard to believe that anyone with as much class as me could possibly be related to the lowly onion or leek, but I’m afraid it’s true…

CORN MEAL MUFFINS

My mother moved in with us a few months back and the other day she asked me if I would make some corn meal muffins. “I miss them” she said and I remember you made them for me once when I was visiting and I absolutely loved them. I have got to say corn meal…

CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIES

Every year I make Shortbread cookies for Christmas, I don’t know why I only make them at Christmas because they are absolutely the best cookies of all time. I use my antique Mirro Cookie press to make them (well something terrible happened last year as I scoured the house and spent hours looking for my…

CHRISTMAS AND CRANBERRIES

Well, you just never know what you’re going to find by accident when you are looking for interesting articles to write about. I was looking for Christmas stuff for our December Issue and also looking for wonderful Christmas Recipes because we get the greatest number of comments about our jokes (good and bad) and our…

BURRITO TUTORIAL

There is a first time for everything and after watching an episode of Diners Drive-ins and Dives I was inspired to make a batch of burrito’s. There were a few ingredients in the recipe I did not have in the house and since I was still in my pajamas (having a “Me” day) and after…

BROCCOLI SALAD TUTORIAL

This may be the easiest and most delicious salad I make. All my children love it and when I take it anywhere it is an instant hit. And, talk about GOOD for you. We all know that Broccoli has twice the vitamin C of an orange, almost as much calcium as whole milk (with a…

HEALTHY AFTER SCHOOL SNACKS

Truthfully, French fries really aren’t that bad for you, actually the plain old potato is an exceptionally healthy low calorie, high fiber food that offers significant protection against cardiovascular disease and cancer.