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Northern British Columbia: Small Town Charm, Big Time Adventure, and Amazing Fresh Seafood

   New Food Recipes   August 6, 2019  No Comments

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series: Bear Claw Lodge The peaceful sounds of the Kispiox River and a fresh cup of coffee delivered to your room at your requested time! That is the daily morning routine at Bear Claw Lodge, located 775 miles (1247 km) northwest of Vancouver…

Bhajani Thalipeeth | Thalipeeth Bhajani Recipe

Highly nutritious and delicious Bhajani Thalipeeth recipe with detailed step wise pictures. Learn how to make Thalipeeth Bhajani, to make quick dinner or lunch anytime! Jump to Recipe India is a land of rich heritage with different cuisines and foods popular in every nook and corner. Today’s recipe of Bhajani…

Kalamata Olive Tapenade

I often enjoy making a meal out of an assortment of small bite-sized or finger foods, as though my kitchen had a miniature tapas menu. Depending on the theme of the meal, a homemade olive tapenade is almost an essential component, and it’s perfect for spreading over crackers, crusty bread…

I love my Instant Pot…

Warning: it’s a rant on a pet peeve! Note I’m using the Instant Pot as an example because that’s what I own, no slight or promotion of any other brand is intended–and I get no remuneration or consideration for this. It’s strictly personal opinion. I did finally succumb to the…

Classic North Indian Mung Beans with Cumin, Onion and Ginger

With their distinctive sweet and earthy flavor, mung beans are for me especially comforting and wholesome. They’re easy to digest in both the whole or split form, but whole mung beans don’t take much longer to cook than split ones, and so long as they haven’t been sadly neglected in…

Easy Smoked Ribs – Video Recipe

   New Food Recipes   July 24, 2019  No Comments

Summertime is right for ribs. I guess anytime is fine, but I usually smoke ribs in my patio during the warm weather months. My latest recipe features cheaper Pork Spare Ribs but you can use any you like or find on sale, include Beef Ribs. My method gets you halfway…

Hummus Falafel Bowls

The idea of “bowls” has gained in popularity over the years, and the guiding principle is a balanced meal where all of your nutritional and taste requirements are met. The main components are a protein, grain, a healthy dose of vegetable goodness, whether they be raw or cooked, additional sources…

Bread Upma | South Indian Bread Upma

Quick, tasty breakfast or snack with leftover bread – South Indian style Bread Upma recipe with step wise pictures. Serve this simple masala upma using bread with a cup of tea/coffee! Jump to Recipe We are always scrambling for quick and easy recipes, right?! I would love to make some…

Beekeeper’s woes

If you were wondering, it’s more the writing than the bees that have been neglected. This is a rather delayed hive report because of business travel and work–in other words, vocation interfering with avocation. Imagine that! From 22 April 2019: I just finished putting empty supers on both hives. Unfortunately,…

Eating and Drinking Your Way Through Southern Oregon (Part 3): Ashland, Roseburg, and Elkton

   New Food Recipes   July 20, 2019  No Comments

Ashland: Irvine & Roberts Vineyard As we continued our Southern Oregon wine tour (read Part 1 and Part 2), we headed on down the road to Irvine and Roberts Vineyard for a wine and lunch pairing. The beautiful tasting room, also with outdoor seating, offers stunning views of the vineyards…