Chicken instead of turkey? An easier path…

I’ve posted a few times about making the switch several years ago from cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving to cooking this far easier chicken, sage and sausage dish.  Nigella Lawson has this basic recipe with slight variations in more than one spot on the internet. There are several things I particularly like about this recipe.  […]

Gluten, dairy free Baked French Toast

Somewhere near Christmas my mother handed me a recipe for a baked french toast and hinted strongly that she’d like to have that for Christmas morning breakfast.  It seemed easy and you basically did all the prep the night before and refrigerated before baking, so it also seemed like a great thing to bake while […]

Raw food, greens and things

Over on my main blog, I’m doing some posts about how our healthy or not healthy bodies affect the health of Earth.  This exploration includes taking a look at various aspects of eating, exercising, and sleeping for maximum health.  My belief is that every body has its own best diet, exercise and sleep plan and […]

My tropical smoothie

Long ago I posted my two main smoothie recipes here, but I’ve slowly played with it and come up with another recipe which I’ve been stuck on for quite a while. Leigh’s Tropical Smoothie 1-3/4 cups orange juice 1/2 to 3/4 cup fresh apple cider 1-2 fistfuls shredded carrots 1 fresh (peeled and quartered) or 1 fistful […]

Small Pleasures: all that skating

The only sport I follow is figure skating — thirty some years.  So the U.S. Figure Skating Championships count big for me. I recorded it all and meted out watching over the week. This weekend, I forgot for most of it that the Super Bowl was happening and didn’t know who was playing. Nope, the […]