Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

In this series of posts, I've been focusing on food therapy, with a little Chinese herbal therapy thrown in to help treat wind-cold and wind-heat invasions, which tend to spread quickly this time of year.  In the previous post, apples were the star of the show for helping moisten a dry cough, dry skin, and … Continue reading Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

Using Leftover Rice for a Savory Breakfast Porridge

When we cook rice, we cook 3-4 cups short or medium-grain brown rice at a time in our pressure cooker.  This will last us a couple days.  Leftover rice can be easily re-steamed, by placing in a heat-proof bowl, and placing in a steamer pot.  We have an old, big double-tier steamer pot that is … Continue reading Using Leftover Rice for a Savory Breakfast Porridge

Happy 2017! Our New Years Day Feast

On a cool and rainy New Years Day, what better to do than crank up the oven, and prepare a feast! This is our no-fail way of preparing the Gardein Holiday Roast so it is perfectly moist inside, with a nice browned crust outside. Great with roasted vegetables, our Pan (Water) Sautéed Kale with Beets, Apple Cranberry Sauce, and baked kabocha squash. What a feast!

New Years Eve Day of Meals

I love Saturdays. I get to go gather at the market, and replenish my supply of fresh produce, and pick up a couple fun treats. We scored today with a fun new find, and enjoyed a great day of simple, but light meals. Happy New Year!