May 2022

EVAN's Corner May 2022 Live Well Below your means Good morning Everyone,The other day I made some baked oatmeal for breakfast.  It’s one of my favorite meals.  It has a wonderful custardy texture from the eggs and milk and the delightful tastes of cinnamon and vanilla and oats and blueberries. ...

April 2022

EVAN's Corner April 2022 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone, This morning I saw these beautiful crocuses in our yard.  I always love to see the crocuses because they are a harbinger of spring and warmer weather. These crocuses are so much like some of the pieces of personal...

March 2022

EVAN's Corner March 2022 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone,In early January Washington, DC got a lot of snow, about eight inches.  For other parts of the country that might not seem like a lot but it was early for DC and it was very heavy wet snow. It...

February 2022

EVAN's Corner February 2022 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone,The other day I made grits and scrambled eggs for breakfast.  To make grits right it’s a slow motion process with lots of stirring involve.  Some people like instant grits.  They’re okay but there’s nothing like some stone ground grits...

January 2022

EVAN's Corner January 2022 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone,The saffron saga continues.  Over the past three weeks I have harvested saffron from the beautiful saffron crocuses that sprung up from where I planted them.  The long red stamen coming out of the flower is the saffron.  I only...

December 2021

EVAN's Corner December 2021 Live Well Below your means Hi Everyone,This fall I planted some saffron crocuses.  Over the past few days they’ve begun to come up.  Saffron is used in the cooking of many cultures and is extraordinarily expensive because it is the red-orange stigma of the saffron crocus...