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Word Of The Week July 2

THEINE NOUN (THEE-EN-IN) Another name for caffeine, when present in tea Coffee excites, tea stimulates.  THEINE  lasts in your system for 6 to 8 hours.  While caffeine gives a burst of energy for 2 to 3 hours. Black tea contains more THEINE  than green tea.    

Simple Meals

Vegetables and rice are nice ****RICE OLE’**** 1/2 Cup chopped onion 1/2 Cup chopped green pepper 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 2 Teaspoons chili powder or taco seasoning 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1 16 ounce can tomatoes 2 Cups COOKED rice HOW TO: Saute’ onions and green pepper in oil until vegetable are…

It’s All About The Secrets

The Secret Rooms (2012) by Catherine Bailey was recommended while I was searching for a summer read through the thousands of titles on Tanglewood’s library shelves.   I wanted a quick read.  A fellow reader handed me this title.  She assured me it would read like a novel. Right away let me say, The Secret Rooms…

Blueberry Lemon Crisp

This is the right time to find really plump, fresh blueberries here in Florida. This easy recipe is a perfect choice for a casual summer dinner. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream. You can also find this recipe in my book, The Accidental Baker, a cake for every crisis. Recipe Oven 350ºF, 35…

THE EVERLASTING WORD

FaithIf you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, move from here to there, and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 I saw a sign recently that said: “A mighty oak was once a nut.” I thought about that statement, how from a little…

Cowpoke’s Watering Hole

My thoughts on the Cowpoke Watering Hole…best restaurant in Highlands County.  Every dish is made to your liking and is beyond wonderful.  If you like pork, try the pork osso bucco, if fish is what you want, their salmon is outstanding, chicken is perfect every time; and let’s not forget the beef.  Best prime rib…