I finally feel like I’ve taken a little control of my life. In addition to working full time, I’ve also begun teaching courses during the semesters at the college level. While it may not seem like much to some, it … Continue reading
I went out this morning and bought a bunch of food. Here is my haul: 1 whole chicken, from the Farmer’s Market (for this recipe) 8 sweet potatoes (smallish, for baking to serve as a side and possibly doing an … Continue reading
I have a huge weakness for Mexican food. We have so many Mexican places in town, and I just love stopping in for dinner when we don’t feel like cooking. Ever since I started living primally, my visits to the … Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Crawfish season! I will be a happy girl every weekend (well, maybe not every weekend) until April or when they run out. What could be better than hot, spicy, steamy crawfish and … Continue reading
I mentioned that I wanted to cook with lavender in my previous post. Well, I tried it. Let me say this – I love the smell of lavender. I have lavender soap in my bathroom, lavender linen spray for my sheets, and a lavender-scented eye mask for the “corpse pose” in yoga. I love it.
So, I made some lavender and honey ice cream about a week ago. I took some pictures because I had really high hopes for the process being a blog post. And I really wanted to like it. But it tasted like soap. Like I had taken a big bite of my Dead Sea Salt Lavender soap (I love One With Nature‘s soap). Gross me out.
Maybe I’ll try it again, using less lavender. Maybe I’ll try a different recipe. I’m open to suggestions! Let me know if you have a good recipe that uses lavender – I’d love to try it!