Relishes and Salsas

The Art of The Fruit Salad, Bone-Crushed Tired, and Self-Care

The Art of The Fruit Salad, Bone-Crushed Tired, and Self-Care

I’ve been so tired lately. I’ve been bone tired. Bone crushingly tired. Guts-smashed tired. I’ve been the tired-est of my tired. Rock bottom tired. Yes, I had the flu. But it’s more than that. It’s years and years of work, and raising a family, and […]

Fancy Cranberry Sauce

Fancy Cranberry Sauce

The days are clipping by so fast; it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is in only two weeks.  The difficult-to-manage four-year-old turns five next week, which is just unbelievable to me. So, I’ve survived the “first five years” SIX TIMES OVER.  That’s a lot of tying shoes, a lot […]

Persimmon Pico de Gallo

Persimmon Pico de Gallo

It’s autumn in Okinawa.  While the leaves are not turning, and we are far from the light frost of the winter, you will find an abundance of Asian fall fruits in the local markets. Global cuisine.  It’s a new phenomenon.  We modern humans so well-traveled, and have such accepting […]