Category Archives: Dr. C’s posts

Conversation, Laughter, and Lessons in Survival

“What is that smell?” My poor American friend had no idea tonight was the night my mother was making another batch of Epice. “It’s Epice,” I said. Since the beginning of time, or at least before I was born, Haitian … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Season

It’s pumpkin season.  Halloween in a few days, Thanksgiving in a few weeks.  Check out the interesting recipes included in some of the posts in “Research and Recipes.”  Good eating.

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It’s Corn…but It’s NOT Food

Before I moved to Pennsylvania, I had never seen corn grown and harvested in the manner that it’s done here.  That is, I’d never seen corn grown as a source of animal fodder and fuel. In late September and through … Continue reading

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August in Pennsylvania

If it’s August, it is tomato season.  Corn, peppers, carrots, and beets, too, but tomatoes take center stage.  Tomatoes make such a colorful display that they upstage every other vegetable.  Almost anyone can grow tomatoes, so when I’m riding down … Continue reading

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Reflection on Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver is about one family’s journey to living a rural life and sustaining themselves from their personal garden and farm animals.  This piece of literature is a memoir, informational and educational.  It’s a tough book to … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

I feel a little guilty, a little self-conscious, posting an image of a summer hamburger/ice cream shop as the header for this new blog.  However, even though I eat healthier than lots of people, I love ice cream.  There.  It’s … Continue reading

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