Oatmeal Bread

Originally posted on Coffeequilter's Corner:
? ? Oatmeal Bread 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 2 cups boiling water 3 Tbs butter 2/3 cup brown sugar 2 tbs molasses 1 tbs sugar 1/2 cup potato flakes 2 pkg active yeast 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup warm water 5 cups flour ? In a…

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Food as Medicine

So, I sat through an hour long sales pitch for a weight-loss program today. It was an good plan based on whole foods. But, of course, after the spiel, its more money that I can justify for something I should be able to figure out on my own. I’m relatively intelligent and I do have […]

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Here we go again….

You know… you’d think by 54 I would have this stuff figured out. It’s time to get organized and start the push again. I don’t have the luxury of waiting until New Year’s for the new resolution. 2020 has been a doozy for everyone. Starting off with an Appendectomy, I just never have found my […]

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Christmas Chutney

Originally posted on Coffeequilter's Corner:
2 cups orange juice 3 cups cranberries 1 orange chopped finely (peel included) 1 apple cored and chopped finely 1 cup walnuts 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup honey 1/2 cup sugar Put orange juice and cranberries into a pot. Cook on medium heat. Bring to light…

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In the quiet moments  I hear your voice Whispers of the past Haunt my memories Days like today Bring back the cold The darkness of your leaving The tears Wishing I could’ve said something  Anything To make you stay The suddenness with which you left The finality of that shotgun blast Left a ragged hole […]

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Kiera’s Song

A shadow darkened the already dimly lit forest. Kiera could hear the dragon’s roar and knew that her grandmother would need the herbs she was picking very soon. Every time the dragon attacked, people came from the village for healing potions. The dragon had distracted the village elders from the witch hunt they were organizing. […]

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