Culinary Delights, What is Organic

My German Grandmother Boiled Her Chicken

How to cook a chicken?
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My grandmother was a small German woman born in the 1890s; she never drove a car nor microwaved a meal.

However, she taught me to ferment cabbage into sauerkraut, pickle gherkins and beans, mash freshly harvested potatoes and bake wonderous kuchens and kolaches.

She also boiled her chicken.

Those were the days of innocence and wonder. I remember the beauty of her deep brown eyes. They are mine now – and never questioned the pale boiled bird she served forth.

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Settle the Internal Tempest in Turbulent Times

We can all agree the past few years have been as turbulent as we ever thought we’d witness. The great ferment of P’s; Politics, People, Pandemic, and Planet have become increasingly unsettled, and we’re all experiencing massive changes.

Perhaps it’s time to take stock and take care of our inner beings as well as our physical bodies.

The tumult may continue outside but settling our internal storms—being open to new habits and beliefs—will help us all through this gyre.

But how does one change how you think?

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My Green Thumb- Garden Fetish or Farm Future

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During winter’s grip, my green thumb starts twitching right about now when I long for fresh greens or asparagus plucked straight from the earth.

My Green Thumb

It starts telling me it’s time to gather seeds and orchestrate my garden plot. Planning is everything,and because I always plant too much, I remember the burden that onslaughts of zucchini and tomatoes bring.

If you’re like me, you may have had the itch to turn that thumb towards a working farm. But there’s more to farming than a digital divining rod. It takes a myriad of skills, processes, and commitment. 

Here are a few insights I have gleaned from a few of my agrarian friends.

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Have Fun on Your Path to Health

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We are living in precarious times, and staying healthy is tantamount to everything we do. However, leading a healthy life does not have to be a sentence of drudgery. On the contrary, the path to well-being can be walked with festivity and vibrance every step of the way.

By now, you’re probably well aware of precisely why you need to treat yourself well and follow a healthy lifestyle. After all, a healthy lifestyle can help you cultivate better mental health, address any medical concerns, and ensures that you can get the most out of your life

Joy and good health go hand in hand with the help of a few simple insights. 

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