Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Light Lunch

With summer nearing the last thing I want to do is heat up the kitchen. Minimal stoving is good for me, so I usually go for a sandwich at lunch. The other day I came up with something easy and … Continue reading

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Leap Cousin Quest

Hello to all Leap/Leep cousins, kith, and kin… Being a descendant of John Wesley Leap, who was born on 08 July 1733 in Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany near the Rhine River, and first wife Margaret Crow of Virginia, I would like to fill out the family … Continue reading

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Warm Chickpea Salad

Not all salads are cool and crisp… Recipe of the Week: Warm Chickpea Salad 1 tbs. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. curry powder 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 c. freshly … Continue reading

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Chicken and Spinach Casserole

Roaming through Treasures of Light Cooking, I came across a side dish that I turned into an entree… Recipe of the Week: Chicken and Spinach Casserole 8 oz. uncooked spinach fettuccine noodles 1 c. fresh mushroom slices 1 green onion with top, … Continue reading

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Beautiful Blogger Award

A great big THANK YOU to caroljforrester, writer and poet extraordinaire, for making me the recipient of the Beautiful Blogger Award. The idea behind this award is to recognize some bloggers we follow for their creativity, originality, inspiration, and overall contribution to the … Continue reading

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Heart-Healthy Soup and Salad

Since Danny came home from the hospital, I have had to be creative and think outside my recipe boxes even more. His post-stroke diet of last year has been further reduced to disclude our favorite starches (all types of potatoes, rices, … Continue reading

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Springing Out All Over

When I landed in Sacramento last month, spring greeted me with gorgeous blooms of ornamental pear and plum trees. Their everywhereness made me eager to get out my camera, but that didn’t happen for a couple days. Though they weren’t always close … Continue reading

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