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Apples Roasted with Brown Rice Kasha, Raisins, and Walnuts

In Kids, Sweets and Desserts On October 29, 2013 4 Comments

  Ever feel like dessert for breakfast? Here you go: Serve heart-healthy brown rice kasha or porridge or hot cereal or whatever else you might call it in… Read More »

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Sweet Graveyard That Keeps Sour Secrets

In Cakes and Bakes, Kids On October 25, 2013 0 Comments

  Halloween . . .  A holiday or a season? I say, it’s a season for savoring warm days and cool nights . . . Fall foliage and… Read More »

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Gluten-Free Lavender-Lemon Cream Puffs and a Piece of Heaven in South Reno

In Sweets and Desserts On October 7, 2013 0 Comments

  Should you ever find yourself in Reno, NV—on business, pleasure, in transit or just because—make sure to carve out time to drop in at Haven on Earth…. Read More »

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Gluten-Free Carrot, Zucchini & Sunflower Seed Mini Muffins and the Many Sides of the Humble Carrot

In Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads On September 21, 2013 0 Comments

  The other weekend I got lucky again: My neighbors Salia and Steven were kind to share with me and Lili the bounty of their backyard veggie patch… Read More »

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Back to School Harvest

In Kids, Soups and Salads On August 12, 2013 1 Comment

  “C’mon, Miss Olga, don’t be shy. They are nice people,” my neighbor Lili was coaxing me into going with her over to our neighbors’ across the street… Read More »

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Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt

In Frozen Treats, Sweets and Desserts On July 31, 2013 0 Comments

  Do you guys know what I miss the most about Florida besides family and friends, of course? I miss summer afternoon storms. The whole drama of an… Read More »

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Gluten-Free Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisps

In Sweets and Desserts On July 26, 2013 0 Comments

  This was meant to be a spring a post but, as you’ll see, the availability of the ingredients and the simplicity of the techniques involved make this… Read More »

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Citrusade by the Flask

In Beverages, Kids, Travel On July 18, 2013 1 Comment

  I’ve been going to farmers’ markets religiously for the last month or so. I rotate my weekly trips between Downtown Saturday Morning Market in Carson City, the… Read More »

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream with Mixed Berry Sauce, Mint, and Pistachios and a Day Discovering Lake Tahoe

In Frozen Treats, Sweets and Desserts, Travel On June 29, 2013 1 Comment

  I thought we left the 2013 strawberry season behind when we headed out from Florida to Reno, NV in early May. You can imagine my delight when… Read More »

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Bird’s-Eye Views of Reno and a Rollercoaster of a Drive

In Travel On June 22, 2013 3 Comments

  The Virginia City Scenic Drive that we took to Virginia City last Sunday was undeniably scenic. So scenic, in fact, that I sort of experienced an environment… Read More »