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20Sep 2017

We have always heard that vegetable oil is SO healthy for us.  Canola, Corn, Soy Bean; Sunflower; Safflower; Peanut (etc.) – they will all decrease your cholesterol levels as they are low in saturated fats.  They are the ultimate in ‘heart healthy’ cooking and inexpensive. They can also take high heat – and rarely turn […]

02Apr 2017

The rain finally let up and the sun is starting to peak through the clouds.  Since I have been housebound most of the day, it seemed a good time to lace up my shoes and head out for my daily walk.  Normally, I am listening to a podcast to while away the time. However, today – my […]

31Oct 2016

Last week – I wrote about a very popular vegetable.  It is rare that carrots are not loved by young and old.  So, today – let’s change that up a bit – and, perhaps, a ‘not so favorite’ vegetable. Today’s ‘farmaceutical’ – Brussels sprouts! Brussels sprouts are not always loved. But, when cooked correctly – […]

01Oct 2016

This bread is from www.elanaspantry.com.  I was SO hungry for pumpkin bread today that this one piqued my interest.  I started with a pie pumpkin that I roasted myself – the quality is SO much better than the watered down version you get in canned pumpkin (unless it is of high quality – no store […]