It’s that time of year when various publications, network morning news shows, blog posts and more make predictions for the upcoming year. One of them caught my eye and made my heart jump with joy. “How Will Americans Eat in 2022? The Food Forecasters Speak” was recently published in The New York Times. Why was… Continue reading In Sync with 2022 Food Forecasts
Once in a great while, something happens that makes me feel even as a novice from the Midwest with no living seaweed in sight, that I am not alone in my studies of this complementary and updated ancient healing ingredient. For example, historically, edible seaweed and other plant resources and promotion of their properties for… Continue reading A Christmas Wish
We're in for a chilly winter. At least, that's what is being predicted in this year's "Old Farmer's Almanac." The newest edition of the 230-year-old series projects the 2021-22 winter as a particularly cold one, dubbing it the "season of shivers,” and says it could even be "one of the longest and coldest that we’ve seen in… Continue reading Is It Soup Yet?
Sometimes cleaning closets and organizing for better efficiency and better sleeping at night means simplifying and elimination of what is not working and giving greater energy to the things that are working in your home and in your life. My date at the beach ("Jaime") I also met people who helped me turn my “on”… Continue reading The Midwest Mermaid Muse Gets Inspired in Mexico!
Note from Kathleen:Recently I received this very nice message from customer Rob Nold and his experiences with our Land & SEAsoning multi-purpose seasoning. So appreciative of customer feedback – thanks Rob!“My brother Dave and I were planning to visit our parents and we wanted to cook a meal for them for a special occasion. Brother… Continue reading “We Really Wanted to Get our Hands on Some of this Magical Elixir!”
I take Land & SEAsonings with us when my husband Jim and I travel for business or pleasure around the world. We often stay at Airbnb's, and while we eat out a lot to indulge in the local food, I often whip something up to eat for us, and having my Land & SEAsoning spice… Continue reading Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!
Note: This is a guest blog by one of our fantastic mermaids, but in this case our one and only "Merman" Jay Fickess. Yuck. Eat weeds? Why?The word weed has taken on a few meanings, mostly referring to plants that we believe to be undesirable and invasive. But there are some weeds that are healthful,… Continue reading Give Seaweed a Try!
I recently ran across an article online from marthastewart.com. “5 Food Trends That Are About to Be Everywhere” is a recap of the Specialty Food Association’s Summer Fancy Food Show from July. The editor who attended the show summarized five food trends that will be “everywhere” in 2019. #1 on her list? Seaweed of course!… Continue reading Seaweed Products Rank #1 Among Top Food Trends
Just a few suggestions from my kitchen for making tastier, healthier dishes. Sea palm strips are dried and put in sauces and broths to soften and add a nutritional and flavor boost. After simmering in broth of vegetables or stew I remove some of the liquid (sometimes adding a bit more in the blender) with… Continue reading Boost Flavor, Boost Your Health