Posted on: October 31, 2021 Posted by: Jeannette Del Carmen Comments: 1

Butternut and Lentil Soup

This soup is lovely on a cool autumn day. Squash and lentils get along so well! It’s easy to make, can feed lots of people, or great for leftovers. This hardy soup will leave you feeling satisfied and content. Enjoy!

Posted on: October 27, 2021 Posted by: Jeannette Del Carmen Comments: 0

Renter’s Insurance

Three Reasons Why You Need Renter’s Insurance You just moved into your very first apartment and you bought that lovely sofa, a basket for TV-watching blankets, a TV, and the TV stand, a router for WiFi, a new bed and dresser. Of course you have a laptop, an iphone, and a lot of kitchen stuff (that VitaMix is not cheap!). If you are keeping track of your expenses (and you…

Posted on: October 23, 2021 Posted by: Jeannette Del Carmen Comments: 1

Apple & Oat Flour Pancakes

Pancakes are a special treat and not one we have very often (about four or five times a year), Marlo in particular is very picky about them so I try to make them light and flavorful. I have tried many variations through the years and I finally have a recipe that everyone likes and one that we will make again! Enjoy with a cup of earl gray or Irish breakfast.

Posted on: March 26, 2021 Posted by: Jeannette Del Carmen Comments: 0

Should I get the Covid-19 Vaccine?

We have passed the one year mark since the pandemic hit and I was optimistic that with social distancing, no travel, students and workers at home, curfews, limited gatherings; the pandemic would fade out. It did not and it is not likely that it will go away without taking more aggressive measures. I am not against vaccines but I am pro safe vaccines.

Posted on: March 13, 2021 Posted by: Jeannette Del Carmen Comments: 0

February 5, 1977

It’s Saturday morning February 5, 1977, and Julia, the cook, is cleaning up the breakfast dishes; Johanna, my cousin still in her pajamas is barefoot and shuffling toward the sofa; Edgar, my youngest cousin is out the door to play ball with his friends; Mama Cony, my aunt, is looking at herself in the mirror while she tries-on a third outfit. I am sitting at the breakfast table with a…