Monthly Archives: November 2010

Great Breakfast, Great Energy

Make Ahead Breakfasts That Don’t Break The Bank By now, we all know that eating a good breakfast keeps us going stronger longer. A recent study also shows that women who take in nearly half of their daily calories at … Continue reading

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Thankful Thanksgiving

After I pick the turkey apart, I pile all the remains into the crockpot, along with any leftover broth, plate scraps, vegetables, and so on. I toss in some onions with their crisp brown skin, which gives the broth a rich color and deep flavor. I also add a head or two of garlic, skin and all (just break the cloves apart), top the whole thing off with water and put it on low-slow. Continue reading

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Some Blessings of Loss

Since cold was coming, I decided to bake a lingering Halloween pumpkin before it froze to mush. After cleaning out the seeds and stringy bits, I poured in some broth and spices and baked it until tender. When done, you bring the pumpkin to the table and serve it as its own pot, scraping some cooked pulp into each bowl. Continue reading

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A Huge Loss

Cancer As Curse And Gift For four of the six years we were married, my husband Bud dealt daily with the realities of cancer. After a long remission, his prostate cancer flared in 2006 and from that point until his … Continue reading

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