Chicken Salad

I always enjoy a good salad for lunch these days, but sometimes it’s hard to come up with a combination that tickles your taste buds! The hubby likes this one, so I know it’s a winner.


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Feed Your Brain, Rock Star: RIP Oderus Urungus

Oderus Urungus Photo by Todd Sipes

It’s with a sad heart that I bring the news of Dave Brockie’s death. He was the front-man of GWAR, and was known by most as Oderus Urungus. Honestly, I never knew his real name until after he passed. I’m not going to stand up here and say that I loved GWAR, because, also, I never owned a GWAR album until after Dave’s death. Like many bands, they never got a fair shake with my ears.


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The History of the Boysenberry

Le Boysenberry
Le Boysenberry by MacroMarcie

We’ve all heard of boysenberries, but do we really know their exciting, yet troubled past? It all started with a fellow named Mr. Rudolph Boysen – hence the name Boysenberry.


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Colcannon Croquettes with Cashew Cream

Colcannon Croquettes
I just recently heard of colcannon not too long ago, and I must say, it’s a cryin’ shame! I had no idea what it was before this, and I was sold instantly. Healthier mashed potatoes? Who can say no to that? Traditionally, colcannon is mashed potatoes with either cabbage or kale mixed in (= healthy). I brought some beets back from the Riverside Farmer’s Market, and they had some crazy-abundant greens! So, I decided to put those greens to good use.

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Feed Your Brain, Rock Star: Spring Is In The Air!

Ortega Highway Wilderness
…and the air is full of the aroma of Orange Blossoms! Last weekend we decided it would be nice to get out from under all of our home-improvement projects and see the world! Mission San Juan Capistrano was our target destination, but it got derailed when Highway 74 was closed!


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