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Orchid heralds fair days ahead – handmade soaps a hand-washing delight – kitchen philosophy

Yesterday afternoon upon checking the mail I discovered a single purple flower on our orchid that we keep out front.  For the greater part of a year the plant appeared dormant, until last week when my mother noticed several buds.  We endured many rainstorms on Saint Patrick’s Day– I wonder if the misty air helped… Continue reading Orchid heralds fair days ahead – handmade soaps a hand-washing delight – kitchen philosophy

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On green juice, cravings, bread, and lentil soup.

For the past several days my husband and I have been enjoying green juice for breakfast.  I have been following Daphne Oz’s recipe for “Glow Juice” from Relish.  Daphne calls for parsley, mint, kale, cucumber, apple, celery, and lemon.  The flavor of the drink changes slightly depending on the proportions of herbs you use and the juiciness of… Continue reading On green juice, cravings, bread, and lentil soup.