Monthly Archives: January 2013

Walla means wholesome and delicious food

When I am asked about local secrets – I openly share my love for Walla Foods. This is a bakery owned and run by Ben Manea.  Tucked away inside a warehouse like building called The Cannery is food for the … Continue reading

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Great Coffee and a View – Bean to the Beach

In addition to the books that I read, I have decided to share posts about places to eat in beautiful Penticton, B.C. As I have been here since 1992 I can honestly say I know this city’s restaurants and the … Continue reading

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Plan Pancakes for Saturday !

Light and Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes – Inquiring Chef  – click here to go there and get the recipe for this stack of pancakes! The lack of school was one of the reasons I always loved weekends, sure, no arguement. During … Continue reading

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Not Rocket Man – Sugar Man Rodriguez

I am pleading guilty.  I don’t follow the current music at all. Oh I might mention a name here and there but mostly I am oblivious. Skipping through the years I have caught the odd song and artist but haven’t … Continue reading

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MICRO – A book recommendation (author Michael Crichton)

I thought it would be only fair to continue to share my thoughts about other books as I read them. I say this of course because my regular reader knows I have mentioned other authors I enjoy before. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Originally posted on enJOY with JOY:
Ground Turkey and Quinoa Patties with Mint, Cumin, and Yogurt-Tahini Sauce Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa (used red and regular quinoa) 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground…

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Kicking Back

What is it about pictures of feet lately? On the blogs I follow, feet! FEET!, toes with flowers, feet in sandals, feet dangling off of docks.  Okay I will go along, here is picture of my toes enjoying the digital … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Soup with Toasted Pepitas | Inquiring Chef

Curried Carrot Soup with Toasted Pepitas | Inquiring Chef. I made this soup yesterday. Even though I screwed up, by doubling the soup stock it still tastes great. I am going to add more carrots, and more hot chili pepper … Continue reading

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SUNSET KITING- Tofino Photography

SUNSET KITING. I love these pictures of a girl flying her kite along the beach.  You will also. –

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Leonardo Da Vinci – The Risk Taker

Finding time and inspiration is all it takes to do blogging. Sometimes I have neither, and other times I enjoy one and not the other.  Then I have inspiring thoughts which, in the light of day, seem less brilliant. So … Continue reading

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