Welcome to My Backyard

I hope you just watched and enjoyed my introduction to the perennial bed that’s in my backyard.  It so exceeded my expectations this year; and as you saw, I will be needing to move two of the larger plants to other locations in the yard

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Veganic Gardening – An Update from My May 5, 2020 Blog Post

When I want comfort food, I typically reach for some sort of pasta. And with a well-stocked pantry (I tend to include my dry storage cabinet as well as refrigerator and freezer), it’s a quick, easy, hearty, and delicious meal.

Any of these recipes can be modified to suit your

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3P’s – 3 Pasta Dishes in a Pinch from the Pantry

In these times of stay-at-home orders across the globe, many of us find ourselves relying, more and more, on meals coming from our pantry.

I arose the other morning with a desire to have something comforting, warming my soul equally as much as my physical body. Immediately, I knew exactly

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Hearty Pantry Breakfast from Across the Globe – Indian Poha & Masala Chai

As promised, here is part two of this blog for batch cooking and using up all those great pantry items you might have around!

Perhaps You Have Peppers…

Stuffed peppers are another great way to use your bulk cooked ingredients for a flavorful meal. While I typically use red peppers,

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Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy Part 2

Lately, I’ve been seeing lots of cookbooks and posts about the joys and ease of batch-cooking. It was a task that used to occur on a regular basis in my home on Sundays. But then that thing called ‘life’ happened; and I got away from it. I’ve recently returned to

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Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy, Part 1

Valentine’s Day may have just passed us, but shouldn’t we show that V-Day love to those around us, and ourselves, all year? Why don’t you treat yourself or someone special to a post V-day night in! I’m thinking Thai Corn Coconut Soup, Veganified Beef Wellington, and my award winning Almost-Raw

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Post V-Day Special Dinner