Category: Fun Stuff
Discovering accordion music has introduced us to all some sounds from around the world we hardly knew existed, if at all.
Many people know of the health benefits of grape-seed oil. What it took us a long time to realize is that eating the seeds of grapes, with the grapes, is a great way to get these enzymes. Same thing with watermelon seeds. As long as they’re well chewed, they are known to provide many nutrients – and after getting over the brainwashing that they are to be avoided – they are actually quite tasty.
At this youth festival we were doing a music workshop at, one of the young teenagers said, “friend me on facebook”. An order which elicited the response, “friend me on facebook”. Well how do I find you? “Google Mike and Rivka.”
Figured there’s probably not that many Mike and Rivka or Rivka and Mike’s with a presence, as a pair, on the internet and lo and behold, two of the top ten results are someone’s Mad haPPy gallery on the photo-centric Flikr social networking site and the Mad haPPy page on a platform called MySpace,
As you may know we’ve gotten pretty into fermentation in our kitchen through the book, Nourishing Traditions. Beet Kvas is a drink made by cutting up raw beats and combining them with whey, salt and water and letting it ferment in a sealed jar for a few days.
Today they had some good tomato juice for sale at the Co-op and we are all about some Beet Kvas Mary’s; Virgin for now,
Rivka’s brother Yitzy asked us for a Salad Recipe.
chop small so each bite is mixed and covered with yummy salad dressing.
red or green cabbage (or asian cabbage)
greens (mustard, collard, kale, beet greens, turnip greens)
corn (sliced off cob)
fresh herbs (contain many minerals)
ingredients to add when eating within a day:
raisins or other dry fruit
oil and vinegar (apple cider vinegar is healthiest)
lemon juice and vinegar