Simplicity in a Radish Recipe

Lessons in life come in many forms. This one is in a quick pickle recipe. Spiced Quick Pickled Radish (makes 1 qt swing top jar) 1 cup water 1 cup sugar (white or raw) 1 cup white vinegar 1 tsp to 1 tbsp black peppercorns 1/4 tsp chili flakes 5 (or more) star anise 1…

Understanding the right tools to use: Breadmaking

With so many products out there in the marketplace, alongside my ReClaiming project for 2021, I thought I would also reevaluate the tools that are applicable to the recipes I post. Bright idea? I hope! Most of us have SO much tucked away in the kitchen that, truthfully, we forget about most of it… (C’mon,…

Ideal reader? How to determine your audience

One thing that was clearly needed, as I dove back into the site, was to determine who my ideal reader was. The most basic of marketing plans have their ideal consumer in mind from beginning to end of the life of the product/experience they are promoting, so this step is most likely even more important…

Reclaiming: The process of resetting your perspective

SO week 2 down and what I have accomplished is: 1. Caring for sick baby who could not go to daycare 2. Injuring my recurring lower back issue from 8 years ago 3. Starting 1 load of laundry? 4. Writing down everything that needs to be done before Thanksgiving 5. Thanksgiving 6. Tree? SO much…

September cravings (not involving Pumpkin Spice)

It must be the student envy I have every year that makes me want to start something new every time September comes around. I get WITCHY. With a W, people. Like EVERY YEAR. I feel like they play Harry Potter marathons more in the Fall. It’s magical. It’s Hocus Pocus season, y’all…….grab your brooms, ladies…….