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Monday Mantra: Don’t judge a book by it’s cover

Don’t Judge a Book by It’s Cover The following is a video about one French Super Market’s radical and brilliant strategy to eliminate waste and make good produce affordable. Intermarche took this idea to the bank with their brainchild: Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables. They figured out how to sell millions of pounds of produce that would be otherwise trashed each year. … Continue reading

Gluten Free Paleo Banana Blueberry Scones
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch

Gluten Free Paleo Banana Blueberry Scones

Nathaniel says “Grandpop can have as many of these as he wants!” A veteran of conventional sweets and breakfast goodies, we’re hoping GP thinks this healthy version of a scone is as delicious as we do! A lot of our followers are trying to avoid processed sugar and fast acting leavening agents, instead opting for unyeasted breads made … Continue reading

Tahoe Cheddar Souffle with Caramelized Tomato and Onion Compote
Breakfast / Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Meals / Side Dish

Tahoe Cheddar Souffle with Caramelized Tomato and Onion Compote

Delicious, nutritious, easy, fast, this savory dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Even if you splurge on the nicest free range eggs, organic cheddar, heirloom tomatoes and Vidalia onions, it’s an inexpensive way to satisfy the craving for a hearty meal. Traveling to Lake Tahoe to visit Gus who is working at Stanford … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: All we are saying… is Give Bees a Chance!
Advice / Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra: All we are saying… is Give Bees a Chance!

“Our Bees, Ourselves” by Mark Winston, author of forthcoming “BeeTime: Lessons from the Hive”, is a frighteningly convincing essay about the parallels between Honeybee collapse and human environmental degradation and subsequent challenges to golbal health and habitat. Read it, bee-ware, bee-warned, and bee-inspired. 1.  There is a noticeable reduction in the number of bees in our garden. Luring birds … Continue reading

Gluten Free Crispy Cheddar Bacon Wafers
Baked Good / Beverages / Brunch / Hors d'oeuvre / specialities and sundries

Gluten Free Crispy Cheddar Bacon Wafers

Annie hosts an annual spring gathering to celebrate the tulips in her garden: flowers, friends, and food. This year, among other things, she served tiny cheddar “biscuits” made with bits of savory bacon. Not bragging, not even particularly proud, but bacon hasn’t been on the marketing list for months. Annie’s cheesy bacon bites satisfied a craving … Continue reading