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Cookbook

THE WORLD ON MY PLATE

Cooking, for me, is more than food. It’s a celebration of people, stories, laughter, flavors and techniques from a collage of life’s excursions. For this reason, I wanted to compile some of My excursions with You, on a plate. Some of which I never had to leave home to capture.Before […]

Lifestyle, Main Dish

LOCKDOWN & I DON’T COOK: SHE SAID

She was twenty-one when she left home to go off to Chicago for training with United Airlines as a flight attendant. Growing up, she never took an interest in cooking, in fact, cooking frustrated her. She preferred to be outside with our step-father learning how to lay bricks, do house […]

Health, Uncategorized

COLOR YOUR OWN HAIR: LOCKDOWN

Things have become REAL, and I know dang well your roots are starting to show! What do you plan to do? It is vital that we all do our part to stay well, and contribute to other people’s wellness, so going somewhere to have your hair done anytime in the […]

Cookbook, Lifestyle

The World On My Plate: Finalist for the 2020 Taste Awards

The Annual TASTE AWARDS are the original awards for the Lifestyle Entertainment Industry, and the highest awards for creators, producers, hosts, and directors of Lifestyle Programs, Series, Shows & Cinema. Formerly known as the Tasty Awards, they are the premier broadcast awards show celebrating the year’s best achievements in Food, Fashion, Health, Travel, […]

Health, Lifestyle

RESTRICTED

When I was a kid and restricted to my room for something naughty I had down, I took my ‘kick the can’ attitude with me and slammed the door. “What am I supposed to do, just sit here? Why does my room suddenly seem so quiet? When I get outta […]

Health, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

LIFE FOR LATER

What are YOU doing to keep your mind off the current lockdown nightmare? Spring cleaning, for sure, came early in my house. I have organized, cleaned, and food-prepped everyday until night fall, when I look forward (more than ever before) to a glass of wine and what ever Netflix program […]

Health, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

COVID-19 HOARDER

I panicked! Ok, call me a hoarder. The thought of not having fresh, crunchy, juicy celery, freaked me out. I saw these beauties still in the produce section of a yet to be mobbed market, like the pretty girl left standing by the dance floor not being asked to dance. […]

Health, Lifestyle

COUGH SOOTHER

Nothing soothes a cough better than lemon and honey, but this cough syrup is on steroids! This pot of seemingly trash, with end cuttings from a heap of citrus, a cluster of fresh oregano (like, from my own potted variety), and raw honey is exactly what this monster Coronavirus doesn’t want […]

Health, Lifestyle

WTF IS GOING ON!

WTF is going on! Price gouging, misleading information, scare tactics, NO TOILET PAPER? Wear a mask. Don’t wear a mask. We are told not to bother to wear a mask because it really doesn’t work, and in the same news clip they say, ‘the healthcare profession needs the masks, so […]

Lifestyle, Lunch/To-Go

DIY AIRPLANE FOOD

What do You eat when you travel on a plane, nuts? How about if the flight is long, like across the United States for about 6-hours, nuts? Or, do you buy airport food and take that on board, knowing full well that there is way more salt in that food […]