It was a dark winter's night last year when I hesitantly pulled into the driveway and headed into our cold, empty house. It had been a long, busy day. Long and busy because I'd planned it that way. A full work day of clients, an extra hour at the gym, a 15-miles-under-the-speed-limit commute home. I was … Continue reading If I Could Be One Thing
True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you … Continue reading I Belong To Me
Whenever I think of Christmas Eve, I don’t think of a jolly old man with reindeer. I think of a jolly old woman with a bear… When I was little, my family lived in a trailer park next to a sweet, elderly lady named Janie who, despite her age, had a youthful spirit and a quick laugh. … Continue reading Janie’s Coriander Christmas Bread
The privilege of a lifeltime is to become who you truly are. --Carl Jung New Year's Day 2017 dawned to find me in desperate need of clarity. I had become so confused as to who I was and where I was going in life. The panic of it all brought me back to a time … Continue reading Who Is This Wild Desert Woman and Where Did She Come From?
February 8, 2017 A week before the new year, I began to seek Clarity…and then everything went pitch black. For the past several weeks I’ve been silent. Because I’ve run out of things to say. It’s not that I don’t have anything left to talk about, it’s that I’ve finally broken, finally shut down. In … Continue reading The Farewell Post From My Last Blog
Oh, stop grossing out over the name. This stuff is heavenly. Easy Clotted Cream Author: Steve’s Kitchen Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 hours Total time: 10 hours 5 mins Serves: 1.5 cups Though this recipe is easy, make sure to give yourself plenty of time to prepare it. Ingredients 1 quart heavy whipping cream or heavy cream Instructions … Continue reading Easy Clotted Cream
I needed something to justify my rotisserie chicken addiction. So now I make my own chicken stock from the carcasses. Rotisserie Chicken Stock Author: Wild Desert Woman Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 8 hours Total time: 8 hours 5 mins Serves: 14 cups I remove all fat from my chicken carcasses before freezing though I like to save … Continue reading Rotisserie Chicken Stock