Bamboo Leaf Tea, The Details
I used 4 large leaves. Washed and cut into one inch strips with scissors. 3 Qt of water. Covered and bring to a boil. Simmered for 25 minutes. Yielded about 1/2 gallon.
Uncured Bacon, Dark Chocolate: Life is Good
I've been looking for uncured bacon for weeks with no success until I found them at Aldi today. No nitrates is good. They have always carried the dark chocolate from Germany. I also picked up some avocados to round out the good fats program. I h... Read more
Low Carb Solution to the Beer is good for bones
For years we've known that beer is good for the bones and connective tissues because of the silicon content. Silicon is good for bones, hair, skin and nails.
A study with 1,700 women shows that moderate to light beer drinkers had much bette... Read more
Too Much Carbs; Time for Asparagus
I've been drinking the mass quantity juice I made everyday and found that I'm gaining weight. What's worse is the arterial stiffness numbers. I have an expensive pulse wave machine that can measure that and it has put my arteries at 10 years old... Read more
Frozen Juice aka I Love Aldi
OK, 2nd round for making the juice. Thanks to Aldi who makes it possible with 99 cents Pineapples and celery. $2 Kale, 1.79 Spinach. Aldi allows me to continue with my juicing journey without going broke.
Ingredients list: 14 lbs Carrots, 8... Read more
Coconut Milk Riddle: Solved
I've been wanting to make coconut milk from scratch for quite some time. At first I thought using the BlendTec blender would be the answer. But it's such a hassle that I never get around to do it, despite buying coconuts many times and had to th... Read more
Juicing Riddle: Solved
Over the decades I bought various juicers but never seem to be able to stick to it. I would use the new machine for a while, then like a lot of people, I'd quit. So how do I make the habit stick? I think the answer is to do a lot at once, then f... Read more
Superfoods: Project #1
So I've been wanting to do this for quite some time. How to go about combining brewer's yeast and wheat germ that I bought since last year? Likewise, I also bought Maca. What the heck do you do with that? Then an idea came when I read about the ... Read more
The Path to Almost Perfect Eggs
So I've noticed that my steel griddle has hot spots from the gas burners and it would brown the eggs. An ideal egg would be cooked white with no browning and a runny yolk. I got an idea of using aluminum sheets to help distribute the heat. Maybe... Read more
The Art of Parallel Tasking
The last few months I've been working and observing the practicality and impact of parallel tasking. For example, when I cook something, not only I cook in bulk quantity, but if I had the DW, washer and dryer going at the same time, that makes ... Read more
Beet Juice, First Time Ever
Sure, I've eaten plenty of freshly cooked beets, but have never done fresh juice with a juicer before. Since I put in so many carrots, it's hard to tell the differences with beets in there, but the color is much more vibrant and shall I say Red?... Read more
Meeting With The Boss
So I had a one-on-one meeting with the boss this morning. After work, it drawn on me that reading between the lines, the boss was telling me not to worry about job security. Of course, there is no guarantee in life. Maybe he has telegraphed thi... Read more
So I've been interested in juicing for decades, but never stuck with it. Either it was too much hassle or I didn't know enough to appreciate what I was doing. Finally, I think I've found the right ingredients for juicing: purple cabbage and purp... Read more
Dumped The Gym Membership and Bought 3-carat Diamond Instead
The gym called twice. Sorry, No deal. You only called when you want money, but we never get called to come and work out. Since I only used the gym 29 times last year, I'm not spending money on that. Instead....
Now to the diamond. Not for v... Read more
Good Riddance with The Gym Membership - Cha Ching
Last year I only used the gym 29 times for the yearly cost of $345. That's almost $12 per visit. Forget it. If I'm not going to use it, there's no point wasting the money. I'm w... Read more
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