Category Archives: Commentary

EPIC Protein Bars & a News Item

For me, this is history in the making.  I’ve never eaten a protein bar ever.  I’ve heard about them, but they sounded dry and uninteresting, and when I got to the point in my life where I started reading food … Continue reading

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Catalina on My Mind (Artichokes with Catalina-like Dressing)

Okay, forget meatloaf, and mac and cheese, and chicken pot pies.  Those are other people’s comfort foods — although there was always something about the texture of that pie crust of a chicken pot pie,  when it met the starchy … Continue reading

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Too Many Cookbooks?

Yes, probably, but I will let you know some were gifts, some were things I picked up at tag sales or library sales, and some were outright free from the book exchange table at the Litchfield Farmers’ Market (to which … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Point Judith, Rhode Island

Trip Details:  Destination Block Island, arrival Thursday August 27 and departure Sunday September 1.  Rationale:  Simply to relax and have FUN. Point Judith, Rhode Island, first port of call (This will indeed be followed soon by a Block Island post … Continue reading

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Eggselection Protection…

I am going on a road trip tomorrow, and decided hard-cooked eggs and some raw veggies would serve for lunch. I am totally stunned by this egg that did not spew its innards all over the pot,  despite the severe … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Veggies & Goat Cheese

Eggs are one of the most complete foods out there — all the nourishment for the baby chick to be in one nice package.  And most of this is in the yolk, although some good protein is obtained from egg … Continue reading

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Sauteed Tempeh

This post gets into both Tempeh, commentary on my food plan for the month, recommended yogurts, and the like.  No, the tempeh recipe does not contain dairy — this recipe is strictly vegan.   I am actually on my own … Continue reading

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There’s an App for That!….

I have a Kindle, and I’ve discovered there’s a world of apps out there.  Applications aren’t just for smart phones (I still run a dumb phone, although my current one also can hit the internet, sort of, and take photos.) … Continue reading

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Ridin’ the Storm Out

Ah, yes, serious storm preparations regarding incoming storm Sandy have been occurring here.  I did want to post this yesterday but ran out of time for various reasons, not all storm-related.  Anyhow… This is not completely accurate — that gadget … Continue reading

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Cole Slaw Potluck Salad

I am seldom sure what I will be eating when I go to potlucks, so I like to err on the healthier side of things when I add in my contribution.  In this case, it also promised to be a … Continue reading

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