Tag: tips

Uncategorized

What’s the Feng Shui of Your Kitchen?

What’s the Feng Shui of Your Kitchen –8 Questions to Askby Kathryn Weber The kitchen has a special place in feng shui. The stove, in particular, has an especially important place in the home and the kitchen. That’s because this is the appliance that generates the meals that feed the residents of that home. On […]

Uncategorized

All or Nothing

I originally wrote this in 2004. I think it is still good advice. Healthy eating does not require an all or nothing approach. While it would be ideal to grow all our own organic foods, starting with perfect soil, growing all of our own fruits and vegetables, raising our own meat fed on only perfect […]

Uncategorized

Check Out Frugal Healthy Simple!

I have added a new blog to my blog list – Frugal Healthy Simple. You should check it out, it’s great! The recipes look good, but what I really love is the way it is written. Marcia explains how she made the food, why she chose certain ingredients, including substitutions. She makes use of what […]

Uncategorized

Feng Shui Kitchen, by Norma Lehmeier Hartie

Norma Lehmeier Hartie is the award winning author of the book Harmonious Environment: Beautify, Detoxify & Energize Your Life, Your Home & Your Planet. Please check out her blog Norma’s Journal (you may have noticed the updates from her blog in My Blog List on the left-hand side of the page).Feng Shui Kitchenby Norma Lehmeier […]

Uncategorized

Draining Ground Beef

Draining ground beef is a real pain, but I have found a way that works for me. If the meat is really sitting in a large amount of grease I usually pour some off, but you don’t have to. Place several paper towels on a plate. Set colander on top of paper towels. Line colander […]

Uncategorized

Ground beef – Cooking Ahead

I do this with 3 to 5 pounds of ground beef at a time, then freeze it in portions. You can make any amount that works for you, and of course the amount of seasoning will depend on personal taste. These are the seasonings I normally use, but you should use whatever you like best. […]

Uncategorized

The Secret to My Fried Chicken

The secret to my fried chicken is the brown sugar in the breading. I still use my other spices, but the brown sugar gives just a slightly sweet flavor that I find much tastier than those times when I’ve been lazy and left it out. Click here for my entire Deep Fried Chicken recipe. Please […]

Uncategorized

Roasting Garlic

Roasted garlic is delicious and incredibly easy to work with. It is much easier to peel than raw garlic, and other than having to wait for it, it is easy to make. Simply place the whole bulb of garlic in a baking dish and cover. Cook at 400 for about 30 minutes to an hour. […]