How To Decorate With Less Water

The non-edible stuff in the average home has a water footprint of 200,000 gallons of water. Purchasing used furnishings is the reduce, re-use, recycle H2O model to home decorating.

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Eat Less Ingredients…as easy as 1, 2, 3 (Roasted Butternut Squash, Fresh Beans, Steel-Cut Blueberry Oatmeal Recipes)

It takes 29 ingredients to make mole, the thick chocolaty, spicy sauce that drowns moist chicken. Mole (pronounced moe-lay) is a recipe reserved for birthdays, baptisms, weddings…I personally have yet to attempt the recipe, the long list of ingredients overwhelms. I prefer the uncomplicated recipe that is both fast and tasty. Each food ingredient has…

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Rainy Day Schedule

Today I watch raindrops fall. In my slice of the world raindrops have been few and infrequent. We Southern Californians pride ourselves with our endless string of sunny days, but we need rain. According to the Southern California Weather Notes, our rainfall is 51% of normal. Rain and snow naturally moves fresh water from the…

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Pasta Water and Water (Pasta Sauce Recipe)

Reusing water never tasted so good. Until recently, I’d pour the spent pasta water on thirsty plants. The starchy salty water is excellent in pasta sauces, it thins the sauce, adds flavor and salt. Reusing the pasta water in sauces is common practice in Italy.The pasta water adds a rich, buttery flavor to the sauce.…

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