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Happy Birthday Grandpa!

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 28, 2009, In : Updates 
Happy birthday to my dear husband, the happy camper! The grandgirls and the family really enjoyed their trip to Pennsylvania. Grandpa is always so selfless and thoughtful. We are very, very lucky!


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Student becomes the Teacher

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 28, 2009, In : Updates 
Talking to Andrew F. Smith’s class at The New School University on “How to Get Your Cookbook Published” was quite an honor. Only two years had passed since I was a student in that same class. The students were all so energetic and eager to embark on their own adventures. Much success to each of them! "The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it." John Ruskin


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Graduation ceremonies

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 21, 2009, In : Updates 
Our four granddaughters will all be moving up to new schools in September. All were promoted in ceremonies last week. We are so proud of them! Natasha Kaur, our eldest was presented with the Debate Award, she was the unanimous choice of the entire faculty. Congratulations! (No use arguing, she will win!)


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Hot Lime-Ginger Pickle (Tej Nimbo Te Adrak Achar)

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 21, 2009, In : Recipes 
Now, mind you, this is not fast food! But when I saw this large bag of beautiful limes in Costco I just had to make my Hot Lime-Ginger Pickle. (Do read through this, or any other recipe, before you begin making it.)
       
After I soaked 12 limes in hot, soapy water; rinsed and dried them, I cut off the stem end and cut them in eighths (or quarters).

In a very clean, dry 2 qt. jar, I sprinkled some kosher salt and started layering salt and limes (about 1 1/3 cups total salt). Put a layer of p...
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Fabulous Fenugreek!

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 21, 2009, In : For the Body 
Fenugreek seed has a maple syrup scent, and is a significant home remedy for a variety of conditions. It is an excellent fighter against insulin resistance and has been proven to increase mother’s milk and produce uterine contractions when taken in sufficient quantity (So don't take it when pregnant!). It is helpful for reducing fever when taken in hot water with lemon and honey. The seeds may be ground and made into paste with some water and then spread on a boil or rash (covered with a we...
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June Updates!

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, June 7, 2009, In : Updates 
June is such a busy month for most people. We are no exceptions. Seers have said that this month, this year is a time of completion. Menus and Memories is now complete after seven years, fulfilling that cycle. You may find much in your life that is closing or shifting as well.

June 1st -- The month began with the passing of our friend, Dr. Daljit K. Gill’s mother who reached the age of 97, a woman with a lovely nature that shone from her face. God speed home, Punjab Kaur! You have completed ...
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