Category Archives: Snacks

My Lox Rocks!

Last week, I made my first attempt at homemade gravlax. This salt-sugar-spice cured salmon is usually found on a cream-cheese-schmeared bagel with red onions and capers. I decided to try a few other preparations for my hot pink creation. Omlette … Continue reading

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My Argument FOR a Nutritional Approach to Multiple Sclerosis

When I was diagnosed with MS, my doctors immediately asked me one question: “Which medication will you be using?” This is a major element of MS culture. Back then, in 2000, it was the ABC drugs; Avonex, Betaseron and Copaxone. … Continue reading

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So Happy Together

Okay, I know I said I’d be devoting each post to one specific type of produce, but when so many featured ingredients work so well together…this is what happens! The evolution continues!! My favorite band of Summer Superstars are today’s … Continue reading

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Back to the Wednesday Market…

This week, I went to the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market and went a little nuts… I had $46 with me, and came home with $7.85…needless to say, my fridge is VERY well-stocked!! So, with no further ado, here’s this week’s … Continue reading

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Wait, what?!!

I know, I know, I’ve been gone quite a while. It’s not like I haven’t been cooking…I just haven’t had much time to tell y’all about it! I’m writing this on the last day of Spring, so I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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Spring Preview…

Stinging Nettles. Not the most friendly member of the backyard regulars, but certainly the item that excited me the most after last week’s Market Run. Most years, I end up making a potato/nettle soup that, while tasty, It’s nothing really … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 3.09.11; Santa Monica Market

Aah, it’s been a while, but yesterday, I immersed myself in my favorite Farmer’s Market and came home with a tantalizing sampling of Spring!! Here it is: My Haul New Zealand Spinach: $2 Green Garlic: $1.50 California Macadamia Nuts: $4 … Continue reading

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Now THAT’S Entertainment…

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you understand how important I feel it is to cook at home. You can control what goes into your food, you can choose ingredients based on your own individual needs and … Continue reading

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Let me entertain you…

The last half of January kinda threw me off kilter. A lot of things were changing for the better and for worse. When faced with these kinds of things, taking care of oneself is extraordinarily important. Of course, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Culinary Therapy

The past few weeks have been challenging.  My work schedule has been kind of irritating, I’ve gotten lots of bad news…just a rough time.  How do I deal with it?  Some people are emotional eaters, I’m an emotional cook. This … Continue reading

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