Making fun “spa day” gifts with kids to share with their friends and families is one of my favorite activities! Everyone loves to experiment with Essential Oils, and bath products are a great way to use them and find out what you like best.
Our Cooking for Two series continues with one of the biggest challenges faced by those trying to cook on a small scale: portion sizes! Refer back to the MyPlate diagram in Part One of this series to see how much of each type of food you should be serving, and then use these handy basic recipes below to get you started! You can get creative and add different seasonings, use various types of protein, and adapt them to suit your preferences!
Cooking for two people can be a real challenge. It isn’t a simple matter of cooking less, it involves some careful planning, shopping, and preparation, along with a plan to create “plan-aheads” (instead of “leftovers”) and a way to package and store them. I teach Cooking For Two classes quite a lot, and we have …
Round about the cauldron go, in the poisoned entrails throw, adding all ingredients except the blood. In the cauldron boil and bake for approximately 9 minutes.
You are probably familiar with a nice cup of herb tea and using herbs in soups and stews, but how about using herbs in drinks, eggs, even desserts?
Herbs enhance the variety, flavor, aroma, color, and interest of your foods. Fresh herbs in salads add green chlorophyll to freshen your breath and benefit your digestion as well. You can process your herb mixtures in a small food processor or blender, your if you are really hard-core, break out your big mortar and pestle and have at it! Kids love using a mortar and pestle!
The fine folks at The Gluttonous Geek have written a simply marvelous review of my Upstairs/Downstairs – Dining At The Manor class. Check out the review and wonderful pictures that she took, and take the time to look over the rest of her website while you’re there – we bloggers appreciate that!
Feeding the Soul is a beautiful tribute to Chef Christy from the amazing poet Peggy Hicks.