Worm compost – who knew?

Last summer my husband bought me a worm composter, something I knew absolutely nothing about. We got 6,000 worms, put the bedding in, added some food and crossed our fingers. I soon found out that I had a lot to learn about worms. Luckily, we bought a juicer about the same time as the composter, so I started giving the worms the pulp from the juicing mixed with shredded cardboard from all our Standard Process supplement boxes. Standard Process uses unbleached cardboard for their packaging, along with earth-friendly dye on their labels, so I felt okay about using those in Continue Reading →

I do love my peanut sauce

There’s nothing like a good sauce to keep your meals interesting. This peanut sauce is actually from an Asian Coleslaw recipe that I got from Bon Apetit magazine many years ago. I don’t make the coleslaw as often as I used to but I use the sauce portion of it all the time. I will have to get that coleslaw recipe up here though. I’ve given it to a lot of people and I was astonished to find out years ago that it’s a staple at my family’s parties throughout the year. Since I don’t live near them I had Continue Reading →