Last night I made my second-ever mirepoix, as an experiment to go with chicken hearts. I cooked it a little differently from my original go-round based on Michael Pollan’s book. I still cooked the dice slowly, but I used less oil and I turned up the heat a bit once the vegetables were well-softened. I…… Continue reading The Miracle of Mirepoix
Two days ago I had to change shampoos, because my scalp had blistered. Only in a small area, thank goodness, but it brought home for me something I have been thinking about for awhile. Just how many chemicals do we absorb through our skin on a daily basis? Consider this: Dr. Christiane Northrup, in her…… Continue reading Toxic Overload
Processed food is the big lie. I know this, but every so often, after making lots of meals from scratch, I forget and buy it because I want something “convenient”. Well, it’s not convenient to feel unwell and have ringing in my ears.
If there is such a thing as a city bumpkin, I was it.