Author Blogs

“If you feel like there's something out there that you're supposed to be doing, if you have a passion for it, then stop wishing and just do it.”

~ Wanda Sykes

This week I had the pleasure of talking with someone who is clearly passionate about their work, and it's made a positive impact on the rest of his life. It got me thinking how important it is to do the things that [...]

Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Michelle Cederberg
Las Vegas city lights via our airplane window.

Las Vegas city lights via our airplane window.

On Cancer, Turtles and Your Very Own Bedroom

Who doesn't love the excitement and color of city lights at night? But recent research [...]

Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Diane Wilson
Pasta Primavera from Author of The Healing Powers of Olive Oil


By Cal Orey


Pasta can be a filling and perfect dish for springtime. Pasta primavera—pasta with vegetables--is a bit more sophisticated than spaghetti with marinara sauce. The history of pasta primavera traces goes back to Northeastern Canada and New York City. The pairing of lightly cooked pasta and vegetables (usually with a sauce) is popular today as it was back in the seventies and [...]
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Cal Orey
Blueberry Vinegar Scones with a Mediterranean FlairBy Cal OreyThese scones are a perfect fall (and spring) warming food. One September I experienced ten-degree mornings and pumpkins lined up in front of shops on cobbled streets greeted me as I walked up and down the streets in Quebec City. I admit a horse and carriage took me for the longer trek. It was all a sign that autumn--my favorite season at [...]
Sat, Apr 22, 2017
Cal Orey
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kobo.comBy Cal Orey

Gingerbread is a semi-dense single-layer sweet cake that calls for syrupy molasses, brown sugar, and a myriad of spices. History tells us that it has a popular European history that goes back centuries. It made its way to America and is still a winner, especially during the holiday season. While it's often served for Christmas and New Year's Day for good luck, its dark color [...]
Fri, Apr 21, 2017
Cal Orey