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Some Thoughts About Food

The refrigerator defrosting chore earlier this week was a good mindfulness exercise regarding food. When defrosting a refrigerator or deep freezer, you have to temporarily remove each container of food and store it in a place where it will remain … Continue reading

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Canned Food

My maternal grandmother was busily working over a large pot of boiling water that contained empty glass “Mason” jars. I asked why she was cooking empty jars. She answered that boiling water sterilized the jars so she could safely can … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

The salad I craved Sunday called for romaine lettuce, but there was none of it in the fridge. So, I walked the few blocks to the HyVee supermarket to buy the romaine and a few other goodies I wanted for … Continue reading

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Breakfast Time

A good way to become more mindful about one’s morning routine, is to be an overnight guest. The first time I stayed overnight with my boyfriend, I observed what he did and the order in which he performed his morning … Continue reading

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Peanut Buttery

The 20th U.S. President, James A. Garfield supposedly once said, “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” Yes, there was such a food back then. It can be argued that the ancient Aztecs and Incas were … Continue reading

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A Thing About Pasta

The local supermarket sells a store-made pasta salad they call “Spring Pasta Salad”. They usually stock the product in the spring and summer months. The stuff is absolutely habit forming and has become one of my guilty pleasures. The trouble … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Consuming Food

Regardless of who we are, no matter what our station in life we are consumers of food. I know that this is an obvious statement. It’s also a fact that we rarely ponder. Breathing air, drinking water, and consuming food … Continue reading

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