Consumers Staying Away?

Went to the mall for some quick shopping (or atleast for what I hoped was some quick shopping). Guess what? It was fairly quick, not that many people to navigate through. It being the weekend after Thanksgiving the stores dissapointed. Sure there were signs all over the place claiming “FOR SALE” one, two, three [...]

Daily Picture: 11/30/08

Location: At Hubbard Glacier

Planning vacations is almost as fun as actually enjoying them….the new year approaches. I am thankful (tis the season) to have been able to see the places I’ve experienced this year (local and not so local). Escapes are needed occasionally. I am fortunate and in turn grateful.

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

1/2 – 3/4 lbs of Italian Sausage 1 (15-ounce) can low-sodium canellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 large onion, diced (about 1 cup) 2 carrots, diced (about 1/2 cup) 2 stalks celery, diced, (about 1/2 cup) 1 small zucchini, diced (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 clove [...]

This my food…

I don’t cook stuff thats out of the norm way too often, but sometimes (mostly during special occasions) I do like to go that extra mile. I guess I’ll add this “food” page to the notebook to keep the recipes somewhere.

Daily Picture: 11/29/08

Happy Thanksgiving! Made another soup this year….no pumpkin in this one though. Tuscan Vegetable Soup, I added Italian turkey sausage and a sprig and of rosemary to the original recipe. Everyone loved it–went for seconds. Which I guess is a good gauge for how well it turned out.