RECHARGING This weekend past, I spent a few days recharging in a cabin out on the far reaches of the Washington coast. My dear friend Nancy and I used take our children there when they were little. They jumped and played in the waves, laughing at us when we told them that it was too […]
Date Shake At the beginning of the health food movement in the early 1950’s, Kayser’s opened in Santa Barbara. It was one of the first health food stores, a trend that over the years became more mainstream. Jonathan Kauffman writes about this movement in his excellent book titled Hippie Food, which, by the way, was listed as […]
CHANGE OF SEASON I love the turn of the season–the days getting shorter. I had the first fire in my woodstove late last week. As some of you know, that’s a big deal in my year. Gretapie had first dibs on the comfy spot in front of the stove, but Mr Fez has availed himself of […]
SWEET AS A PEACH PIE No beating around the bush here. Peach Pie is my all-time favorite pie and making one is a summertime ritual for me. I simply can’t get enough of this pie during the season and that season is starting right about now. Keep reading because I’m sharing my recipe with you.
Nanabanana Cream Pie A while ago, I opened one of those video ads that pop up on social media masquerading as an informative piece but turns out to be an infomercial selling something that’s purported to be a quick weight loss product. This video was on foods to avoid to reduce belly fat and the […]