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About Eat With A Spoon Goodness

I'm an artist: a graphic designer and photographer by trade and a cook at heart. I think, at some point in my life, the talents will converge and I will finally write and illustrate my own cookbook. I have a wonderful husband, Barry, and three great, all grown up, kids. I'm looking forward to learning new things, sharing ideas and information, and making new friends.

Chef Salad ala Spoon

Barry, the omnivore, hadn’t been eating any fresh salads in the past couple of months because it was just too difficult for him to spear with a fork. I don’t know why I didn’t think of this sooner but maybe … Continue reading

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Barry, Me & Tai Chi

I am not a scientist. I am not a health care professional. But all my life I have been very intuitive. Something is telling me that tai chi will help Barry…a lot. Tai chi, meditation and good nutrition. Seems like … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Increases Balance in Parkinson’s Patients

    http://www.nih.gov/researchmatters/february2012/02272012taichi.htm

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Petite Ratatouille…So Grande!

This dish, so simple to make and so tasty, was a perfect way for me to use up my remaining zucchini and tomatoes from the previous week’s assortment of vegetables from my CSA. I always have a jar of Trader … Continue reading

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Whole Corn Chipotle Polenta

As promised from my previous post: 3 1/2 C reduced-fat milk 1 1/2C fresh corn kernels 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce 1 1/2 C water 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 C yellow cornmeal 1/2 C shredded cheddar 3 T … Continue reading

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Polenta Partying on a Plate

Polenta, along with eggs, I regard as perfect foods. Simple and nutritious. Versatile and affordable. Cornmeal and water mixed together and cooked briefly until thickened. You might be wandering around the tundra and as long as you had a packet … Continue reading

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Happy Redskins Fan

The pulled chicken sandwich was a HUGE success. I’m sure the Redskins’ win contributed to the overall euphoria as well. And the Svedka.  I did serve it with my go-to coleslaw (recipe to follow), that I had discovered in Gourmet … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease and Glutathione

Some excellent info on a ground-breaking therapy, including a diet for degenerative diseases. Thank you, Wendy! http://www.drhoffman.com/page.cfm/196

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Summer Repast

I was compelled to join a CSA  (Community Supported Agriculture) http://www.breezywillowfarm.com this year. Tuesdays, after work, I brave the Beltway to pick up an array of organic fruits and vegetables at the public library, most of them familiar, some completely … Continue reading

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Pre-Game Dinner Plans

Redskins pre-season game this Thursday and Barry has requested a sports fan classic: barbecue pulled chicken. Okay, it’s usually pork but this recipe uses chicken thighs. Sounds tasty and, since it’s a sandwich, easily consumed. I’ll make my standby recipe … Continue reading

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