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Italian Cooking Tips from Laura Vitale

Italian Cooking Tips from Laura Vitale

it’s a good idea to always have two kinds of Olive oil on hand: and expensive oil and a cheap oil. The expensive one is used when the flavor of the extra virgin olive oil is important in such things as pesto sauce or salad. The less expensive oil is used when it adds to the quality, but not as much the flavor of the dish

A 90 Minute Fix for Serious Burns

A 90 Minute Fix for Serious Burns

I often wonder if people who lived 500 years ago were ever amazed at the discoveries going on around them, amazed at the inventiveness, creativity, and innovation of the human race. Watching this video I am again amazed and left in awe at both the existence of this...

Review: Florida

Review: Florida

Florida by Christine Schutt My rating: 5 of 5 stars One of the most interesting, yet one of the most difficult novels I have ever read. Although nominated for the National Book Award, this debut novel does not seem to be highly thought of by the general public. That's...

A Visit to IBM Chef Watson

A Visit to IBM Chef Watson

Ready to do some cognitive cooking? Create unique dishes with Chef Watson and share with your friends! Today, I went to see Chef Watson and I said, Chef ole buddy, I need two things. First I need a dinner idea. I've got some Yukon Gold potatoes. And I need a dessert...

The Toy Your Kids Are Going to Want this Christmas

The Toy Your Kids Are Going to Want this Christmas

So, in your interest, to save you some grief, to help you either start thinking about or better yet go ahead and get the gift your child might not even know yet that he or she wants…. Here it is: the toy your 4 -7 year old will be telling Santa about.

Backyard Birding: The Cardinal

Backyard Birding: The Cardinal

Here in California the bird I miss seeing more than any other is the Cardinal. Sometimes I think I hear its call, but that's probably just wishful thinking. The Cardinal is one of the easiest backyard birds to feed because it likes to eat on flat surfaces. Just...

Every day or so I’ll post an interesting video I’ve Found that I think you might like to see Click Here (or scroll down)

Favorite Quotations

Desires

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Dalai Lama

Timing

If you see a bandwagon, it’s too late” ~ James Goldsmith

 

Dream

Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” ~ Farrah Gray

 

Worrying

Worrying is the same thing as banging your head against the wall. It only feels good when you stop.” ~ John Powers

 

Limits

There are no limits. There are plateaus, but you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you.” ~ Bruce Lee

 

Become Young

It takes along time to become young.” ~ Pablo Picasso

 

Flourless Banana Pancakes

Flourless Banana Pancakes

This is one of the easiest recipes I know. It is almost easier to make than toast with butter (maybe even easier than toast without butter). Three ingredients, mix and make. They're okay to eat just as they are, but like a slice of toast they're better with something...

Today’s Video

A video I found interesting, funny, educational, or amazing!

I’ve believed that the secret to living longer was to be healthier: exercise, eat more vegetables and less sweets. However, the truth might be that the best way to live longer might be to get rich.

 

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