Month: July 2013

East Indian Bowl

I was at Laughing Planet Café on Mississippi Avenue in Portland a few weeks ago and had an East Indian Bowl that I decided I could probably eat for lunch […]

Grilled Zucchini

Sticking with the whole idea of bounty from the garden, we’re having success with our zucchini though something is eating our zucchini faster than the rate we are. It’s said […]

Mustard Crusted Salmon

A few weeks ago some dear friends of ours brought us what I consider to be a greater treasure than gold...line caught salmon. It is my favorite food on the […]

Pesto Sauce

Our garden is in full swing and the basil my husband planted is playing center stage right now. This herb makes one of my favorite, very versatile sauces…pesto.   We were in […]

Split Pea and Zucchini Soup

I know what you’re thinking; soup, is she crazy? But, I made it this morning while it was still cool in the kitchen and then we’ll reheat it to go […]

Spaghetti and ‘Meatballs’

Is there anything as carb satisfying as Spaghetti? A big plate of spaghetti with sauce good enough to drink and some bread to top it off so all you want […]

Photo clutter…and a tofu stir fry

In my opinion, the most challenging clutter anyone possesses is photos. Do you remember when you used to go on vacation (alone or with your folks) with four rolls of […]

Purging (things, that is)

I am reading a fabulous book right now entitled Clutter Busting; Letting Go of What’s Holding You Back by Brooks Palmer. As almost anyone who knows me knows, I am […]

Simple Potato Salad

Everyone’s in picnic mode for Independence Day, I am sure. You’ve probably already chosen your recipes for hamburgers, baked beans, a green salad, potato salad and whatever else might be […]

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