Bonnie Lee What to do with a decorative pumpkin.

Pumpkins make beautiful Fall decorations. What is October without a trip to the pumpkin patch to choose the best of the harvest? We use Pumpkins inside and outside the house for Seasonal Spirit. Until a few years ago I just threw those beautiful orange globes away or fed them to the squirrels. Then a head desk moment had me [...]

Decorative Pumpkins & Rosemary Butter Recipe

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I love decorating with pumpkins during the fall holidays.  Years ago while purchasing some, a stranger stopped me at the local produce market to tell me how much she loved to eat sweet dumpling pumpkins. She wanted to know if I had ever tasted one? I thought to myself those pumpkins can’t taste good? Sweet [...]

Butterscotch Pumpkin Cookies

The leaves have fallen along with the temperatures and now is the time to think about some holiday baking. Here’s a great seasonal cookie that will use up any leftover pumpkin you may still have hanging out in your refrigerator. Simply mash your cooked leftover pumpkin, you only need one cup for this recipe. It [...]

The Ubiquitous Lentil and a Great Winter Recipe

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Although the modern vegetarian diet can take advantage of many processed “meat substitutes” with the texture and taste of meat, I find it much more rewarding to utilize earth’s natural bounty of vegetable protein, which is plentiful and diverse. Vegetarian diets in most every culture rely on legumes, particularly lentils, as a mainstay protein source. [...]

{Guest Post} How to Make Kombucha – A Fermented Tea Recipe

Desiree Fleck of ReGrowRoots

  Kombucha is a delicious effervescent fermented sweetened tea beverage. It has been used for thousands of years to detoxify the body, cleanse the liver, for arthritis pain, and even treat cancer. The Chinese called it an “immortal health elixir”!! To brew kombucha, you will need a SCOBY – symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. [...]