Happy New Year! We made in through 2018. All of us are freakin’ heroes!! What are your NY’s resolutions? Ive been thinking and my main resolution is to let it go. Just let it go. It’s all bs, well not all of it, but it’s not worth all the extra energy over BS that will…… Continue reading 2019
You know what they always say? Whatever you do gonna come back on you. It does. It just happened to me. We had the nicest NORMAL neighbors in years recently. The house next door turned into investment property last year. A couple moved in and they were NORMAL. After years of living in the bay…… Continue reading Karma
Thanksgiving is almost here. Can I tell you how thankful I am? I’m totally grateful for everything in my life. I know that sounds hippie-hippie, new age, etc., but I don’t think we appreciate what we have. I’m thinking of the fires here. Big Bear in Santa Cruz Mountains (which they put out), Camp Fire…… Continue reading Thanksgiving
I was volunteering the other day. Three people suddenly came up at once to the desk. One volunteer took care of the first person. The older lady was hesitating and the person next to her was ready to go. I took care of that person. Thus the older lady started complaining she was there first.…… Continue reading Is The Customer Always Right?
I know I shouldn't use bottle dressing, but its SO EASY!! Thus, making a salad with wonderful Dirty Girl tomatoes and cucumbers from Monterey Market in Berkeley I thought, "Hell no!" I grabbed Alice Water's, The Art of Simple Food II and started looking. Of course my Meyer lemon tree didn't have any lemons ripe enough yet,… Continue reading Lemon Meyer Dressing
SOUTHERN FRIED CORN Serves 4-6 6 ears fresh corn ½ cup milk ½ cup water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons bacon drippings Salt and Pepper Remove corn husks, breaking off steams. Remove silks with a stiff vegetable brush and ears in cold water. To cut kernels from cob, hold corn in a large shallow bowl… Continue reading SOUTHERN FRIED CORN
SIMPLE POTATO SALAD 2 ½ Pounds red or yellow potatoes cut into quarters ¼ large red onion, peeled and julienned ¼ bunch cilantro, chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon pepper Boil the potatoes until tender and allow to cool before mixing. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and toss until potatoes are… Continue reading POTATO SALAD