Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Penne for Your Thoughts

Where to start . . . ? THE HAM: $10.54 for 14 bags of meal-sized (for two!) chunks of pure ham and two quarts of super thick gelled broth from the bones. THE SPAGHETTI SQUASH: Half of the smallest one … Continue reading

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What’s in There?

Sometimes the wonderfulness of a soup is so overwhelming that it is hard to stop eating it! ;-> This pot of deliciousness was like that. What made it so special? I really don’t know. All I can tell you is … Continue reading

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Organic Thanksgiving

This quick meal was so delicious that words (almost) fail me! I bought a big organic chicken for Thanksgiving, and one of the lovely leftover days, we had this scrumptious meal. The stir fried vegetables are so crispy and nice, … Continue reading

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My First Canyon Towhee

I had no idea what this bird was, but he was looking really cold. The sun was shining very brightly, but the temperature was only about forty degrees. He found this sheltered niche, fluffed up his feathers, and blinked a … Continue reading

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Salad Season

There’s more here than meets the eye. The photo of this delicious salad does not come anywhere close to showing how super delicious and nutritious it was. Beneath the visible base of Romaine and bok choy, and the layer of … Continue reading

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Six “Morning” Doves

We noticed that there was a dearth of birds this morning, and then I looked at the thermometer . . . just under forty degrees. I guess the birds don’t come out until the temperature is a bit higher. Sure … Continue reading

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Meatloaf for One; Spaghetti for Four

Time was tight; leftovers were plentiful. What to make? I had enough leftover meatloaf for a single, generous serving . . . OR . . . I could add onions, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, and some Classico Spicy Red Pepper Pasta … Continue reading

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