Linda and Friends Blog

Welcome to the Linda and Friends Blog.  This is where I’ll be posting my thoughts about delicious and healthy food and all things related.  Thank you for visiting.

 

E-Z Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

Ever try to peel farm-fresh eggs that you’ve hard boiled?  The hard cooked white pulls away with the peel, leaving an egg with chunks missing.  What a waste!  I saw this technique on the internet, and it works like a charm. Use a steamer, or make one with a wire strainer and a saucepan with a lid.  Place about 1-2 inches of water into the saucepan and bring it to … Continue reading

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Best Buys this Week

Each Week I post the best buys from the newspaper ads.  Not looking for laundry detergent, canned goods unless organic, toilet paper, etc.  Just real food, organic produce, higher quality meats (grass-fed, pastured, antibiotic-free).  Basically, who has what at what price, and I hope it’s helpful to you in meal-planning and shopping.  And don’t forget our local farmers’ markets! Drake Road Open Now Saturdays 10 am-1 pm Larimer County Old … Continue reading

“Every Meal is a Choice”

Our love affair with convenience and speed led us to processed foods, which many of us rely on to the point that we no longer cook at home.  Or if we do cook, we no longer cook from scratch, depending on boxed and canned and frozen foods for our meals.  The problem is that most processed and commercially produced foods are loaded with sugars and refined salt, preservatives and additives … Continue reading

Keep These Things Out of the Dishwasher

Wash these things by hand: Cast iron, even enameled cast iron I let these pans cool, then add water if there is residue from grilling or pan-frying. Let stand until the residue is softened, then use a stiff brush to brush the softened remains right down the drain. Use a little soap as needed, but water is almost always sufficient. I dry the pan with a cloth, and finish on … Continue reading