In light of the COVID-19 precautions...
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, or use hand sanitizers that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Avoid close contact with anyone who appears sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then toss the tissue in the trash.
Disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces.
Talk to your doctor if you develop symptoms.
Stay home if you develop symptoms.
Avoid nonessential travel to areas with active COVID-19 outbreaks.
Visit the website for your local health department for updates.
If you are caring for an older adult:
Know what medications are needed and help them have extra.
Monitor food and medical supplies and have a back-up plan.
Stock up on non-perishable food to reduce shopping trips.
If a loved one is in a care facility, monitor the situation, ask about the residents and know the protocol if there is an outbreak.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
2 Tablespoons dried parsley
1 bay leaf
1/2 tablespoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
You can also use fresh carrots and cook them with the potatoes.
Sometimes Ma added some fried bacon.
Wash and quarter
3/4 pound small red potatoes
Place in a dutch oven and cover with water or chicken broth.
While the potatoes are cooking, cut into bite-size pieces
1 pound leftover cooked turkey
Add to the potatoes
3 Cups frozen peas and carrots or mixed vegetables
Monday, November 12, 2018
Pumpkin Spice on everything is not a new idea!
The radiant for the Leonids is near Algieba, one of the stars of the “sickle” or “backward question mark” within Leo. This shower may be hindered by the glow of the bright waxing gibbous Moon.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
I really want to thank you for visiting during the years, whether you have dropped in on a daily, weekly or occasional basis during the past nine years.
Carmela Soprano's Anginetti / Italian Lemon Knot Cookies with Lemon Glaze
Carmela Soprano's Ricotta - Pineapple Pie (Cheesecake)
Friday, October 19, 2018
- a bit of cloth meant bad luck or you would be poor
- the coin meant you would enjoy good fortune or be rich
- the ring meant you would marry within the year
- the pea meant you would not marry that year
- the stick meant you would have an unhappy marriage or be in disputes
- the medal, usually of the Virgin Mary, meant you would be going into the priesthood or convent (The medal isn’t usually included any more.)