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From Confessions to Resolutions

It seems I left you with a bit of an HBO style mid-season cliff hanger after my last blog post, didn’t I? Have you been hanging off the edge of your seat wondering if I somehow managed to cook my very first turkey for Christmas dinner? 1,041 more words

Wrong question: Are you a Mary or a Martha?

Go figure – it takes a man to offer a fresh insight into the proverbial question, “Are you a Mary or a Martha?”

Charles Spurgeon’s meditation  402 more words

Game Night

Last weekend I hosted my friends at our new house for the first time. There were ten of us altogether and I threw a game night with beer, wine, and plenty of appetizers. 188 more words


Chicken Wings

2 dozen wings
1/3 cup olive oil
The juice of 2 limes
3-inch piece of fresh ginger
A couple pieces fresh turmeric
Six cloves garlic, peeled and sliced… 279 more words


Pan Seared Halibut with Lemon Caper Sauce over Roasted Fennel and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

One might think with the dearth of posts from Goodmotherdiet that I am still on vacation, or at least being very lazy.  Well the truth is that I was on a lovely vacation with our friends, Bob and Julie, in beautiful Anguilla (part of the British Virgin Islands)  where we enjoyed 82 degrees every day, long beach walks, bike rides through the countryside, yoga overlooking the ocean and mango margaritas at sunset. 1,137 more words

All Recipes

There is No Teaching Old Cats New Manners

I should never leave blog writing until Sunday afternoon. I always — with good reason — get nervous about ideas coming and words following. I’m sure some of my least inspired blogs were written on Sunday afternoons. 629 more words


Pork Shoulder

I love a pork shoulder, and it’s a great time of year to slow-cook it. It’s the perfect dish for how I prefer to eat, no sugar and low starch. 398 more words