Super Quick Gazpacho

I was so tired when I get home tonight, and really didn’t feel up to making, or for that sake eating, something hot.  This week’s Market on the Move box had beautiful tomatoes, as well as cucumbers.  I still had plenty of red bell peppers left over from the last box, so I decided to…

Raw Chocolate and Other Adventures

Last weekend, Thursday through Saturday, I made my annual pilgrimage to Mesa, AZ… not to the Mormon Temple that’s up there, but to the Creating Keepsakes Convention, held in April each year.  It was three solid days and nights of scrapbooking and crafting, or in other words, creative therapy.  When I go to something like…

Salad Snob

I am  self-proclaimed salad snob.  I just can’t do iceberg lettuce, or pre-made salad from bags.  Yuck!  I pack over-stuffed salads to take to work for lunch at least three times per week, and one of my favorite dinners is a big giant salad in a bowl.  (Remember the “big salad” from Seinfeld?)  What I am…