Monthly Archive: August 2013

Is it a butterfly or moth?

Yesterday I was at my computer and happened to spy what I thought was a hummingbird with its beak deep down into the petunias in the windowbox outside my office window. Now identifying moths, hummingbirds and butterflies isn’t always easy, but friend and colleague Pam Freeman, explains all in her blog on Laura’s Lean Beef …

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Carol’s Healthy Banana Pecan Muffins

Carol Spry Vanover and I have been best  friends since 3rd grade. Carol never thought I was weird for bringing fried kibbie sandwiches in my lunch. We ate traditional Lebanese food and Carol ate more sophisticated fare.  It was at her home that I first tasted watercress sandwiches. I think we just clicked because we …

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Yummy ways to use pesto

OK so you’ve made a batch of my freezer pesto (see recipe on another blog entry) and now you want to know how to use it. Try these tried & true faces: VEGETARIAN SUBS ON WHOLE GRAIN WITH PESTO MAYO   VEGETARIAN SUBS ON WHOLE GRAIN WITH PESTO MAYO No real recipe here but make a …

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Time to make Dilly Beans

Beans from my garden

    Green Beans freshly picked from my garden   The veggies in my garden must be happy this year since absolutely every veggie, from cucumbers to eggplant to beans, are bearing so abundantly I can hardly keep up. Family and friends are enjoying the harvest, too.  I love seeing the little ones pick bouquets …

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Angelica, Savory, Lemon Balm and Lovage: Little known Bible herbs

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From left to right Angelica, Savory, Lemon Balm and Lovage from my herb garden   Have you ever used angelica, savory, lemon balm or lovage? If so, you’re following an age old tradition of using herbs that were used thousands of years ago. Here are some of those herbs:  LOVAGE: In days gone by, some …

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Zucchini bread blue ribbon winner

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    Butterscotch Zucchini Bread   Apparently everybody’s zucchini is producing nonstop, just like mine.  Most of the requests coming in are for zucchini bread recipes. Zucchini bread freezes well and is pretty easy to make. And the variations are endless. I’m sharing my favorites, including one that was a blue ribbon winner at the fair. …

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