March 2013

There are 3 blog entries for March 2013.

Making Homemade Broth

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 at 9:04am. 1,518 Views, 0 Comments.

Lentil and Brown Rice Compost Broth

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The Start of the Home Made Broth by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.comThis was one of these things that I read so long ago that I don't remember when, or who, save that it was an interview with a rather clever and creative chef being interviewed, and just about that time I had despaired of finding any broth – canned or as a bouillon cube – at the commissary or local supermarket which wasn't expensive, unbearably salty, or both. Now HEB, Sprouts, and Trader Joe's all offer a nice variety of flavored and low sodium broths and I have used them for some splendid soups, especially when nothing sits very well on on a fractious stomach except chicken broth with a smidgeon of rice or fideos in it ... but nothing beats home-made broth made

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Mobile Food Trucks of San Antonio

Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 10:22am. 1,850 Views, 0 Comments.

Eating on the Go

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by Celia Hayes

Cowboy Snack Shack by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.comWell, there is fast food, and then there is fast food – fast food that comes to the customer. When I was stationed in Korea such a convenience was called the 'chogi' truck, or as the local national employees called it 'roooch-coachie'. It came around mid-morning to the building where I worked, dispensing hot sandwiches, snacks, candy bars, ice cream and bags of salted or sugared snack foods. But the chogi truck is to a food truck today as a Model T is to a Jeep Cherokee. They're gasoline-powered motor vehicles, and they dispense food to the hungry ... but the 21st century food truck tends to be a specialty gourmet kitchen on wheels. Certainly in a large and

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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary...

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 10:26am. 1,296 Views, 0 Comments.

How does the garden grow?

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By Celia Hayes

Paprika and Peppers are Thriving! by Celia Hayes www.satxproperty.comMary, Mary, Quite Contrary ...How does the garden grow? At this point, it's hard to say anything definite; for much of February I have been sidelined with the current flu, possibly in combination with a whopping reaction to all the pollen in the air for the last few weeks. All the plans for the garden were on hold until this weekend ... filling up the big raised bed with another humongous bag of good potting soil, constructing the first of several smaller raised beds, getting a dozen or so tomato starts planted in either home-made topsy planters or in the existing Earth Boxes, and planting the onion starts and the various beans. All of that ... and

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