Green Smoothies – general notes

I eat a lot of salads. I like green leafy veggies, and I know they are good for me. In the summer, though, sometimes I prefer to drink my greens. A cool concoction of leafy greens and frozen fruit is quite refreshing, and ultra healthy. Here are a few tips that...

Ode to My Pressure Cooker

I have to confess, when I first heard people raving about pressure cookers, I thought, no way.  I’m not having an exploding appliance in MY kitchen.  But I did some research.  And I found that the new models are much different than the ones from my grandmother’s day....

Rice in the Pressure cooker

I have a wonderful rice cooker.  It makes perfect rice all the time. Except when I forget to turn it on. Most days, I can remember to put the rice up about 2 (or more, since it has a keep warm function that turns automatically when the rice is done)hours before I want...