Ah, the mere thought of blueberries makes me pucker.These small dusky globes that grow so close to the ground pack a punch of flavor. The big Jersey berries full of sweetness and moisture, how they pop with goodness!
We are blessed with blueberry season unfurling right now.
This passion for blueberries has inspired me [...]Continue Reading →
Oh do you know the muffin man, the muffin man, the muffin man.
Oh do you know the muffin man who lives on Drury Lane?
Oh yes I know the muffin man, the muffin man, the muffin man.
Yes I know the muffin man who [...]Continue Reading →
A rich stock makes a delicious and nourishing base for soup.
Chicken, whole, half or parts, the bones or carcass from a roasted chicken bring very rich flavor Garlic, skin on Onion, skin on Carrots Celery leafy ends and ribs Black pepper corns Bay leaves 3-4
Put on your aprons.
Wash the chicken, put it [...]Continue Reading →
Tuesday is our soup day. The barley is soaking.Put on your aprons and set to work if you are making soup today:
Set out a cutting board, a knife or a julienne/crinkle cutterfor each person and a bowl for the cut vegetables Wash the carrots and celery with the children Chop the onion, garlic, carrots [...]Continue Reading →
Photograph by Sheila Jennings
The child [...]Continue Reading →
By Lisa Boisvert Mackenzie
I am delighted to introduce you to this new column, Parenting with Soul.
Soulful Parenting is about aligning our beliefs, our feelings and our actions. It is conscious, creative and dynamic, shifting to meet the situation at hand. It is about being the author of our life. Authentic author. Relaxed author. [...]Continue Reading →