Thursday, May 21, 2015

green pepper trick

1 tsp Epsom salt in a bit of water sprayed on plant every ten days.  More peppers.

ginger ale

I can see doing some of this In the new bullet blender.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

cousin carol's tomatoes

Marinate sliced tomatoes with balsamic vinegar for 4-6 hours. Bake at 350 for about 7 minutes... or a little tender. Meanwhile, sauté spinach and garlic with a dash of salt and lemon juice. Put spinach on top of tomatoes and sprinkle with cheese of your choice (I chose Italian blend) and broil til cheese is golden! Ta da. Delish and muffin top friendly! Enjoy!

Thursday, May 7, 2015

salad with melon and tomato

From eating well magazine
In this beautiful riff on the traditional tomato, mozzarella and basil salad, sweet melon slices are layered with tomato and cucumber and topped with crumbled goat cheese, crisp onion and fresh basil. Any variety of pale green- or orange-fleshed melon will work well. Compose the salad on a large platter for a crowd or make it more elegant by assembling it on individual plates. Either way it'll look gorgeous.

"Peel the melon before you split it in half. Slice off the top and bottom and place it, either cut side down on the cutting board for stability. Then just run the SHARP knife (this is important; a dull knife will tear the flesh of the...