• Beverages,  Desserts,  Recipes

    History of the delicious, creamy milkshake

    So today, I am not feeling very well.  Fighting a sinus infection.  So, what do I discover…it is CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE DAY and it is my favorite food in the world! I have long since thought, sinus issues and drinking milk were a big “no-no.”  However, as I found in this article, researched published in “The American Review of Respiratory Disease,” disputes this as myth; finding no correlation with milk consumption and the increase of sinus mucus. Milk and other dairy products are often blamed for additional production of mucus that can cause sinus problems but this may by a myth. A study published in “The American Review of Respiratory Disease”…

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    Desserts,  Growing Food,  Recipes

    Summertime Strawberries

    Summertime and hot temperatures are just around the corner, so that means strawberries are perfect for picking. My wonderful neighbor was so kind by sharing some strawberries with us, her mother picked that same morning. So fresh and sweet, my husband flashed his beautiful brown eyes and asked for my own, Summertime Strawberry Cake, which I was happy to oblige. What is a Strawberry? Strawberries are a red, sweet, juicy fruit consumed in everything from preserves to milkshakes. Synonymous with summertime, but able to withstand shipping and storage, small berries tend to taste better than that are larger varieties since larger ones tend to be more watery. Peak season is…