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All About Olive Oil

In Spain, there’s a phrase, “convidado de piedra”, which refers to an invited guest who remains mute or unnoticed. In other words, a wallflower. Convidado de piedra… 993 more words

Polenta & Veggie Pot Pie

I love rainy days!  All I want to do is curl up with a blanket in front of the fireplace, read a book with a cup of chai in my hand.  548 more words


12 Factors that Influence the Quality of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olives are a fruit and just like any agricultural crop, there are factors that affect the quality.  This article is an overview of 12 main factors that impact the quality of the fruit juice (extra virgin olive oil). 3,196 more words


Salad Dressing . . . is a verb

This is the final post in my DIY Basics series, and it’s all about salad dressing – or as I think of it – dressing a salad.  898 more words


Spicy Garlic Hummus

I love snacking.  Who doesn’t?!  Hummus is one of my favorite foods.  Since the first time I tried it in college, I was in love.  Recently, S (my 2 year old) has also been snacking on hummus.  299 more words



Hello and Happy New Year to all. It has been some time since my last write-up. Wow, it has been a rather cold and busy season for me and I hope all of you had a wonderful 2017 holiday season and a grand start to the new year. 332 more words

Gluten Free

Teriyaki Salmon

Recently, we’ve been eating a rotation of mostly the same foods as at least 50% of our household has been taking shifts getting sick.  Well, I’m happy to say, we’re (hopefully) finally getting to the tail end of it so that means no more soup or tea!  476 more words