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Spring Challenge Day 28-Red Onion Pickle

Red Onion Pickle 2 to 3 Red onions, cut into thin half-moon slices 1/2 Cup Umeboshi plum vinegar Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 Cup mirin   Bring a large pot of spring or filtered water to a boil. Quickly blanch the onions by dipping them into the water and immediately draining them. Pat dry and […]

Spring Challenge Day 27-Radish Fennel And Dandelion Salad

Radish, Fennel and Dandelion Salad 3-4 red radishes, very thinly sliced umeboshi vinegar extra virgin olive oil 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced 1 small fennel bulb, tops trimmed, 2-3 teaspoons leaves, reserved sea salt generous pinch crushed red pepper flakes 1 bunch dandelion, rinsed very well, left whole 1 cucumber, thinly sliced on the […]

Feeling like a rock star

Wow what a great day… Got to sleep-in, baked a cake, had my good friend stop by for a chat, had a wonderful massage by my friend Marilyn Sparling. Made green rolls and soba noodle salad. Then got interviewed on the CBC radio show Mainstreet by Karen mair . Wow was I nervous! We talked […]