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March 11, 2010

Dinner Diva – Frozen Foods

If it’s March, it must be National Frozen Food month, queue the merry music! That means that we should all be running out and celebrating by buying up frozen food left, right and center. Or should we?  The deal is, it all depends on what you plan to place in your cart. Yes, there’s always… Read more

March 8, 2010

Cooking is the Answer

There’s nothing like a trip to the mountains to get my appetite going. I don’t know what it is, but being up in higher elevations makes me want to eat, cook, bake and never leave the kitchen. I’m convinced this kind of living arrangement could be toxic. LOL But it beckons the whole question and… Read more

March 4, 2010

Dinner Diva – Sodium

You will notice in a lot of my recipes, I say “salt and pepper to taste” There is a reason for this–not because I’m trying to frustrate you! Salt should be added slowly and, depending on the recipes, in steps. That’s how the pros do it and it makes sense–this is how to get the… Read more

March 1, 2010

Sugar Junkies

Have you noticed that your good intentions to eat better are derailed because of a socially acceptable addiction: we’re sugar junkies. It’s easy to brush this one off. It’s not nearly as unacceptable as alcoholism; there are no 12 step programs dedicated to getting you off sugar. Its addictive traits are pictured beautifully in magazines,… Read more

February 25, 2010

Dinner Diva – Plasticware

One of the most frustrating things in the kitchen is dealing with the plastic stuff. You know what I’m talking about—Tupperware, Rubbermaid containers, whatever brand or style you use, we all have it. And boy do we have it! We have it to overflowing. It is as if the giant plasticware beast threw up in… Read more

December 14, 2009

Savor

This morning, I received an email ad from a kitchen supply store telling me to “savor the holidays.” As I was about to delete it, I started thinking about the word “savor” and what it means. What I aim for in my life is to live in such a way that I savor ALL days,… Read more