Tag Archives: Daniel Smith watercolors

Lungberg’s will spur me onto a new way of cooking rice….

We’ve had a situation in the studio that made us have to be here 24/7, working. I tried Lundberg’s organic versions of what my mom used to call minute-rice, though she didn’t use it — she, too, made her own.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Side Dish

One of the yummiest dishes to have around during this dieting time is this basic recipe, which can change from winter to summer, and can combine in so many different ways to make a satisfying meal. WINTER VERSION Organic ingredients … Continue reading

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Diet Week 3: a Week to Test My Resolve

A tough week to record dieting. I also was unable to paint much in general.  Deadlines, and then I came down with a 24-hour bug. I stayed on my diet well considering. We had client dinners out. Chinese food each … Continue reading

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Diet Week 2b: To Hell in a Handbasket

Wednesday + Thursday were good days. I am so surprised at how much food is available!  I realize my diet in my twenties was incredibly poor by comparison. I ate a lot of hard cheese, lots of lunch meats (salami, … Continue reading

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Leftovers: Chicken Curry with Yam

I will eat turkey or chicken the next day, but even by the next night I am not fond of the “day-old” smell and taste of leftovers.  Curry is a wonderful way to liven and refresh leftover chicken, and so … Continue reading

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Recipe: Hummus with Pepper Pesto + Raspberries

I like hummus, but was bored with with the same old.  A Moroccan recipe from Bon Appetit caught my eye, and not having the ingredients, I decided to make my own with what I had on hand.  It was delicious!  … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lemon Ginger Garlic Sweet Hot Pepper Broiled Chicken

Some people despise prepared garlic; I cannot always take the time for fresh garlic and so, I always have a bottle of Christopher Ranch Organic Chopped Garlic on hand. Ditto, if you don’t have fresh lemons by all means use … Continue reading

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