Vegetarian Food After a Tooth Extraction As I'm writing this, I'm holding an ice pack against my cheek. As some of you may know, I have had quite a bit of dental work for a good part of my life. Part of that work involved a LOT of root canal treatments. These treatments ultimately failed, making extractions necessary. Thus, I have become a "Liquid and Mushy Food Aficionado." If you are in the same boat, and struggle to find tasty vegetarian and vegan options, read … [Read more...] about Vegetarian Food After A Tooth Extraction
Do you feel sometimes like having a baked treat, but you don't really feel much like baking? This cookie recipe is SO easy and quick that you hardly realize you've baked, and your cookies will be ready before you know it! Try these Easiest Oatmeal Cookies! You will only need 4 ingredients. Yes, that's right, and you probably already have them in your kitchen! First, you'll mash up a banana. Then, you'll add the oatmeal. This recipe works best with the … [Read more...] about Easiest Oatmeal Cookies
Pie crust can make or break a pie. My mother made the best pies and I believe a large part of the reason for that is her pie crust. It was always flaky, and I never left a crumb on my plate. She grew up in a house that had baked treats quite often, and pies were one of the many things that her family enjoyed on a regular basis. Memories of Pie (made with this pie crust!) My family has so very many memories over pieces of pie! In fact, cake was never really my … [Read more...] about Pie Crust|Grandma’s Recipe
This year's harvest of potatoes did not disappoint. I haven't picked all of them yet, but I grabbed some to make a side dish for our dinner last evening. These tubers are in the nightshade family. Also, they have been heavily relied upon for sustenance throughout history. They are versatile and tasty. *Note - If you or someone you love struggles with diabetes, you may need to limit your consumption of potatoes. You'll need to talk to your doctor about that. As an alternative, you … [Read more...] about Herbed Roasted Potatoes!
Now that we've picked most of the raspberries, the blackberries are ripening. We use blackberries in many of the same ways as raspberries, but we seem to have so many more of the blackberries, as you can see. Since the berries were already here, growing rather wild, we chose the "live and let live" approach, which is very much in keeping with Permaculture principles. We opted to observe and see what would unfold. Lo and behold, the abundance revealed! Years ago, we first discovered … [Read more...] about Easy Blackberry Jam