No, it's not some infomercial gadget! It's just a simple technique that really works, I tried it last night. Amazing! A tip for those of us without strong meaty chef paws: place the garlic head under a towel and use your body weight to assist you in smashing it.
Hello my fellow Americans! Photo courtesy of Flickr Every 4th of July I re-read the Declaration of Independence. You can too, by clicking here. Did you know that Hamilton, Jefferson and Adams had a fist fight while writing the Declaration? Passionate people the Forefathers.
Although the story by P.D. Eastman about a baby bird trying to find his mother is endearing and one of my favorites, I would like to float out the idea that, as women, we have lots of Mother's in our lives. Not just the one. My Mother, the one who gave birth to me, is … Continue reading Are You My Mother?
It's been forever since I posted a recipe. Sorry about that. I hope this makes up for my cruel neglect. Apricot-Curry Pork Chops 4-6 Bone in Pork Chops Salt and Pepper 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 cups Chicken or Veggie Stock 1/2 cup Apricot Preserves 2 Teaspoons Curry Powder 1/2 cup Golden Raisins Season your … Continue reading Dinner Tonight: Apricot-Curry Pork Chops
It's coming in 2 days! You know what I'm talking about right? April Fools Day! Now I'm usually a prank-ee rather than a prank-or on this particular non-holiday. But, I'm tempted to try out a few on this list on my teenage sons. I especially like "the avalanche" prank. My 13-year-old is a very sound … Continue reading Are You An April Fool?
Wishing For Horses is one year old! In celebration I'm giving you some free art! Click on the photo to download the original size. It's from my series called "pretty things". Enjoy and thanks for reading. Cheers Kath
As you all know I love the internet. Gabrielle Blair is one of the reasons why. On her blog Design Mom she talks about design and motherhood, (she has six kids) and marriage. She's the founder of Kirsty, an internet news site geared toward women. Every time I need some cheerful inspiration I run over … Continue reading Meet Gabrielle Blair
Well, I hope you've enjoyed my Halloween count down. I had a lot of fun too! I'm letting my horns down (out?) today. What are you dressing up as? If you need a last minute costume idea go here. As is fitting, I'm making a very special dinner tonight: Meat hand with mashed potatoes and … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
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