Specially Processed American Meats

DISCLAIMER:  I am either going to lose a few readers or gain a few readers with this post. Please don’t judge too harshly 🙂 Some of you may know that I DO NOT eat processed foods – do not, will not, eat from a can (seemed Seuss-worthy)! On any given day, my pantry may hold canned…

Going to the Birds… and the Hippo, and the Rhinoceros

Animal Crackers     Shirley Temple ~ you will be missed!   Animal Crackers by Christopher Morley. “Animal crackers and cocoa to drink, That is the finest of suppers I think; When I’m grown up and can have what I please I think I shall always insist upon these. What do YOU choose when you’re…

Dunk Me!

Biscotti:  a crisp cookie or biscuit of Italian origin that is flavored usually with anise and filberts or almonds —usually used in plural History of Biscotto: Biscotti was originally made as a”long-shelf-life” food (very dry and containing no fats) for travelers and was carried by the Roman Legions to battle. Today’s biscotti are a far cry from…

Today…once upon a time

Historically, today is quite packed with sadness, joy, achievement, life and death ~ Great films have been made because of Rob Reiner born, 1947;  great art is shown with a tear, because Georgia O’Keefe dies,1986; great art is seen to provoke a tear, Michelangelo born, 1475; Nobel-prize winner Love in the time of Cholera is written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez,  born, 1928; world…