Diva Rambling: Your Invitation from the Universe….

No time for meditation?  Look at it this way.  What if the Creator of the Universe invited you to tea?  That would be an invitation you would not say no to, ever.  You can find time between tasks to sit, clear the mind of the dust bunnies (see yesterday's post) and give a quick meditation …

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Diva Tasting: Chicken/Spinach Alfredo, Hudson Salad, Boston Cream Cake…

Fresh Spinach & Chicken Alfredo## Ingredients 2 Tablespoon Butter Or Margarine 2 Lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Cut Into 1-Inch Pieces  2 Cups Half n Half 1/2 Cup Hot Water 2 Cans (4 Oz) Mushroom Pieces And Stems, Drained 1 Box Chicken Helper Fettuccine Alfredo 3 Cups Washed Fresh Spinach Leaves, Torn Into Pieces 1/2 …

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Diva Musing: Guided Visualization…

I mention that pray and meditate a lot.  One of the things I teach in classes is guided visualization.  A way to go to a comfortable place and relax and clear the "dust bunnies" from the attic.  For those of you who are not familiar with guided visualization, we will walk through one for you. …

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Diva Tasting: Steak and Potato….

NYC Strip Steak Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon White Sugar 2 Tablespoons Apricot Preserves 2 (1/2 Pound) New York Strip Steaks, 1 Inch Thick Salt And Pepper To Taste Directions In a shallow glass dish, mix the olive oil, garlic, cinnamon, sugar, and …

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Diva Musing: Fall is coming…

Getting in the mood for fall and all of its antics! Shakespeare's Witches Song came to mind.  Time to pull out our cauldrons and brew some pumpkin juice, bake gingerbread men for the kiddies, spice some apple cider and pumpkin loaf.  The fragrances of fall baking is one of my favorites.  Please note the recipe …

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Today’s Tasting: Jamaican Curry Chicken..

Jamaican Curry Chicken Ingredients 1/4 Cup Curry Powder, Divided 2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder 1 Tablespoon Seasoned Salt 1 Tablespoon Onion Powder 2 Teaspoons Salt 1 Sprig Fresh Thyme, Leaves Stripped 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Allspice, Or More To Taste Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste 3 Pounds Whole Chicken, Cut Into Pieces 4 Tablespoons Vegetable …

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Diva Tasting: Meatball Stroganoff

One-Pot Meatball Stroganoff For Four (double For Eight) 2 Tablespoons Butter  10 Oz Sliced Baby Bella Mushrooms 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper 4 Cups Beef Broth 4 Cups Uncooked Wide Egg Noodles (from 12-Oz Bag) 24 Fully Cooked Beef Meatballs, (May Use Frozen If Desired) 3/4 Cup Sour Cream In 4-quart saucepan, heat butter …

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Diva Musing: Soul Health…

We live in a world where no one wants to earn their keep anymore. I don’t know why. Our parents would have kicked us in the assets if we thought we were too good to work. We were healthier, happier and had more time than in today’s morass in which we live. The best key …

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Diva Tasting: Asian Lettuce Wraps and Zucchini Loaf…

ASIAN LETTUCE WRAPS## Ingredients 16 Boston Bibb Or Butter Lettuce Leaves 2 Pounds Lean Ground Beef 1 Tablespoon Cooking Oil 1 Large Onion, Chopped 1/2 Cup Hoisin Sauce 4 Cloves Fresh Garlic, Minced 2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce 3 Tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar 3 Teaspoons Minced Ginger 1 Dash Asian Chile Pepper Sauce, Or To Taste …

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