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In the kitchen in the afternoon: Bob’s Red Mill Vegi Soup Mix and Apple Pumpkin Muffins

Bob’s Red Mill makes a dried soup mix that cooks up thick and creamy in less than an hour.  Simply called Vegi Soup Mix, it includes wholesome ingredients like yellow split peas, green split peas, barley, lentils, and small pasta.  One cup of dried mix simmered in four cups of water for under an hour… Continue reading In the kitchen in the afternoon: Bob’s Red Mill Vegi Soup Mix and Apple Pumpkin Muffins

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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