Tag Archives: Healthy

I Just Called My Congressman and Senators.

I get emails from a group called Food Democracy Now.   Today, I got this email: “In the next 48 hours your Senators and Congressperson needs to hear from you immediately. By Wednesday COB, a bicameral letter will be sent to the … Continue reading

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What To Do With Whey: Sauerkraut

In every single cheese making class I’ve ever taught, I am asked:  “What can you do with the whey?” Whey is the byproduct of making cheese, it’s the yellowish liquid that separates out from the thick, white curd.  And, my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

It’s time for DREAM LISTS AGAIN!!!  Yahoo!!!  It’s always motivating to feel like you’ve got a clean slate…that you can start anew.  Thanks to my mom’s passion for setting goals and dreams and figuring out how to attain them, my … Continue reading

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Recipe #11: LOCAL FOOD WEEK

You can’t get much more local than what we ate for lunch today…prepared and served by The Animal Whisperer himself.  (Before he slaughtered Dinner.) Trout that our 7-year-old caught in Tim’s pond in Cripple Creek yesterday. Peaches grown and delivered … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Day: #9

Over the winter, people told me how great roasted beets and goat cheese are.  I, back then, when I didn’t even know what “foodie” meant, had never eaten and had no idea how to make, roasted beets. Now.  I’m addicted.  … Continue reading

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Gail’s Garden

Just look at it.  It is on a hillside slope where deer love to frolic (unless Jem the Australian Shepard is out making his rounds) and where water in most Colorado summers tends to be scarce. The solutions:  Deer Fence … Continue reading

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I Must Be Sick or Something.

For the second day in a row, I did not need a nap.  And I don’t mean just a cat nap.  I mean a 2 or 3 hour dead-to-the-world nap starting around 1ish for the last several months.  Thaaaaaaaaannnk Goodness!  It’s nice … Continue reading

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