Mother’s Day Off Part:1 Quiche

Taking a “day off” means different things coming from different people.  When I decided to take Mother’s Day off it did not mean sitting in a lounge chair with my feet up while beads of condensation lazily rolled down my gin and tonic glass (not that I wouldn’t have enjoyed that version immensely).  My day off had both sides of our…

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There’s Rhubarb in My Pita Pocket

At the end of yesterday’s Rhubarb Chutney post I suggested using it as a condiment on a sandwich. I really should be trying these suggestions before passing them along to avoid misleading readers.  Today I tested my hypothesis and slathered some of that creamy goodness on the inside of a pita pocket.  Imagine my relief when it turned out I…

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The Boring-Lunch Cure

Typical diet food has a reputation for looking boring.  Personally, I prefer to avoid food that either looks or tastes boring.  The adage that we first eat with our eyes influences my approach to all meals and snacks.  If my lunch is a Lean Cuisine I almost always transfer it to a plate and add a side salad and some…

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