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Greek Style Sauteed Veggies

by Cat, Dec 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This year for Christmas Day dinner I wanted to go Greek, and do a roast leg of lamb with my lamb spice rub. But what veggies to serve with it? Since … Continue reading

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Whey Protein Smoothies

For more than 20 years, I’ve been making a smoothie every morning. For the protein, I originally used a soy protein powder, but I developed a food sensitivity to it, so I switched to a whey protein powder. But I … Continue reading

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Tom and Jerry Holiday Beverage

By Cat, Dec 30, 2018; photo, right, from ebay (3) During the 1950s and early 1960s, my parents owned Al’s Bar in downtown Bigfork, Montana. There were three bars in our tiny village, and at Christmas, all served a popular … Continue reading

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Baked Trout

By Cat, Dec 5, 2018 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) During the winter it is hard to find fresh wild-caught fish like salmon, so I sometimes cook a fresh trout such as rainbow or steelhead. Unfortunately these are usually farm … Continue reading

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Boron for Health

By Cat, July 2012 (duplicated on, Oct 2018); Image, right, from Amazon (1) Growing up in the 50s and 60s, I am very familiar with the 20 Mule Team Borax ads for the TV show “Death Valley Days” hosted by … Continue reading

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Roast Buffalo (Bison), several recipes

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The following recipes are adapted from a flyer on Cooking Bison at my local grocery store. Bison is a very healthful meat, and tasty too. It is not as fatty, and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti & Meatballs, with Grain-Free Spaghetti

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Photo right, from Wikimedia Commons) Spaghetti and meatballs has been a favorite for me since childhood, though not something my parents knew how to make. Dad had a friend in Great Falls, Montana whose wife was … Continue reading

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Using Selenomethionine for cats

By Cat, Oct 2018 (Photo, right, by Cat) I’ve been updating my article on Beware of Toxic Sodium-Selentie in Pet Food as I try to find a source of cat food that uses Selenium-Yeast (Se-Yeast) instead of the toxic sodium selenite … Continue reading

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Cocktail or Seafood Sauce

By Cat, Sept 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons (1)) Cocktail sauce has long been my go-to condiment for deep fried prawns and/or French fries. And now that I know how to make my own catsup (by lacto-fermentation), I love … Continue reading

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Good (Healthful) vs Bad (Not-Healthful) Fats and Oils

By Cat, July 20, 2018 (Image, right and below from The Real Skinny on Fat (1)) Check out the infographic (1), below (or see pdf version: GoodBadFats-infographic).  I do have a few comments about items in this infographic, also below. See … Continue reading

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