Monthly Archives: December 2010

Eat Well & Be Healthy (& Happier!)

The significance of this most basic of human needs—not just eating, but eating well—is often overlooked or pushed aside with the demands of busy, daily life. Yet how we feel on a day-to-day basis, and how healthy we are—and remain—is … Continue reading

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A New Flush of Shrooms

Yesterday morning I woke up to see a new flush of what I think are the oyster mushrooms growing in the backyard.  I couldn’t believe it!  I thought they’d stopped growing for the winter, but the relative humidity must’ve been … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

Writes columnist, Regina Brett: “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me.  It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolls over to 50 this week, so here’s an update: 1. Life isn’t … Continue reading

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How to Grow Mushrooms from Spores

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Mushroom Bourguignon

The best part about this — well, besides all of it, if I can so humbly say — is that it’s a bourguignon without the heft of beef, but all of the indulgence. Plus, since you don’t need to braise … Continue reading

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Eschewing the Fat

Porc LeClerc was one of my very first best friends.  We met in kindergarden back in what seems now ancient history, but I remember Porc like it was all yesterday.  He was a cute little bugger, I suppose we all … Continue reading

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Flushing Fungi: Blue Oyster Mushrooms Time Lapse Video

Mushrooms are our friends! Aren’t these little beauties magnificent? Source: Thanks to Mushymart at

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