Summertime!!

Jul 04

I have decided to drive myself crazy and agreed to be a vendor at The Ottsville Farmer’s Market on Fridays, 4-7 pm through October. Now it feels like I do nothing but cook and cook and cook some more! But Ottsville is a good market for me, indoors and away from the deadly stings of bees wasps, hornets  etc that could kill me. It has been fun making salads for...

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Baking Gluten Free!

Aug 07

Baking Gluten Free!

I am channeling my old baker roots and having a blast doing it! So many years in the bakery, back when the only time I ever heard about gluten was when ordering bread flour. Now , with so many people sensitive or allergic to gluten, the need for truly edible gluten free foods is  a major issue. I have discovered a fabulous formula for the best bread, chocolate...

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Technical and other difficulties

May 26

Well, I had a few months there where I experienced major Technical and Health difficulties…April and just about all of May were blurs of computer meltdowns, laptop crashes, and health challenges. But I have weathered all of the storms and am back in the game. Of course it took me a few weeks to reset passwords and get used to new (refurbished, thanks Davey...

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Soup and Time

Nov 10

Soup and Time

My life has been taken over by soup. I think about it constantly, I have ordered 4 gallon stainless steel soup pots, and 24 inch stir-spoons, and a pallet load of wide mouth Mason jars. All other items have fallen to the wayside….. Yesterday, Market day, I forgot to make sandwiches (didn’t have time for them any way) and wow, did I catch it from my pals...

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Thanksgiving Treats!

Nov 03

                   Thanksgiving Treats Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow. – Edward Sandford Martin Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of all. I love the colors of Autumn, the crisp bite of chilly air in the morning, the piles of hay bales and pumpkins and fallen...

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Summer

Aug 21

Summer

Ah, the heat wave is over.It was in the 80’s today with low humidity and I finally got around to some weeding in my neglected vegetable & flower beds. What a wild jungle they have become! With all of the rain in June (over 10″) I have beautiful displays of day lilies, my trumpet vine is huge with cascading greenery that ends with a...

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The Hole in Whole Foods

Jun 24

The Hole in Whole Foods

For me, living in a somewhat remote rural area in upper Bucks County PA has far more rewards than hassles. The lack of traffic, less pollution, a bit slower pace of life, and the beauty of nature just outside my door is, by far, more preferable than the bustle of city or even suburban life. Having the nearest grocery store more than 10 miles away is a good thing in...

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