A teaspoon of red wine vinegar tossed into a bowl of lentil soup just before serving apparently turns lentil soup into nectar.
Shivasana is THE most important yoga move. Ten minutes is good.
Persimmons for arthritis.
Raccoon poop is best disposed of with a) gloves, b) crumpled newspaper. Forget the trowel or shovel because then how do you clean off the toxic??
Margaret Carney, nature writer and birder extraordinaire, once upon a time worked as an editor at Harlequin.
Lima beans, aka butter beans, will last — tops — three days in the fridge once the tin is opened so after you use half a tin for making a butter bean flan, use the other half — straightaway! — in a butter bean salad (red onion, celery, dressing of choice).
A lavender farm has opened not a million miles away from my front door.
And if that isn’t enough there’s ANOTHER lavender place even closer.
Ways of peeling garlic. (The knife crush is but one.)
Levine Flexhaug. (1918 – 1974) Famous for more or less painting the same cheesy landscape scene over and over in audacious colours and with various ‘differences’. So bad it’s brilliant.
The word minim.