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Month: November 2008


Hope everyone had a great meal yesterday!!! Here’s how I made my 16 pound free range turkey. After washing and pat drying the bird, I stuffed him full of onions, garlic, 2 limes and fresh cilantro. When I say stuff, I mean STUFF. So full that it’s bulging out. Next I made a bed of Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

I’m grateful! Very Grateful! My family is healthy, I have a roof over my head and plenty of feel good eating is about to go down.I’m grateful for all the virtual friends I have met over the last few years. Grateful for all of you that take the time to read my blog. Grateful for Read More

Sir. Edward D. Scruffles

Well, we call him Eddie for short. 😉The Humane society held a “Pet Ball” fundraiser at my hotel. I went to look at the dogs that would be in the fashion show prior to the performance.This little fellow came right up to me and as I sat down he snuggled his little muzzle right in Read More

Happy Friday

Wow, it’s been a week since my last post. I can’t remember the last time I took that long of a hiatus. I have been very very busy. In this economy that is a good thing, so I’m not complaining. I started Yoga last week. I’m enjoying it immensely. Would love to know your experiences Read More

Quick Dinner

Short on time, 2 of my kids got braces yesterday, my son had to be at hockey practice……Needed a quick dinner solution.Ran into the supermarket and picked up a carton of chicken broth and a pound of ground turkey. Sauteed some onion in evoo, added the turkey, when the turkey was no longer pink, I Read More

Chicken/turkey soup and something completely different

Saute yellow onion, shallot and garlic, add some ground turkey. When turkey is no longer pink add chicken broth. Add 3 or 4 cut up parsnips. (they are far richer in vitamins then their family member carrots and pack a potassium punch). Toss in a few radishes and 3 or 4 large handfuls of arugula. Read More

Fruit, Veggies and a new link

Man, do I love me some local star fruit!!! Looking for a little immunity boost? Garlic, shallots, zucchini, radishes, spinach, spring onions and cimmichurra sauce. Saute garlic and shallot in butter, then add the radishes. Next add the zucchini, cook to desired “done-ness” . Next add fresh sliced spinach. When the spinach wilts add in Read More

Fresh Basil

Have you found your local farmers market yet?I bought some amazing smelling basil. Also found a huge local seedless watermelon for $3.A tiny little one from Mexico costs $6.99 at Whole Foods. Have I sold you yet? 😉 Ahhhhh fresh BASIL;Marinated grilled chicken breasts with pesto.Pound out chicken breasts. 5 cloves of garlic, fresh ground Read More

Home grown

Guess what this is? Right…it’s an orange!This is what an orange looks like that has not been “bred” for the supermarket.Just fresh picked/fallen from my neighbors’ back yard orange tree.This type of orange is very little compared to the super market variety.Also notice how it doesn’t have the bright orange color that you would normally Read More

One small comment from me.

Today is the day that EVERY American can look their son and daughter in the eye and say;“YOU CAN BE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO BE” Bob Marley sang a long time ago “until the color of a man’s skin, is of no more significance, then the color of his eyes…..we’ve got to say war”Regardless of Read More

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