Monthly Archives: August 2016

Diva Tasting-Mascarpone Polenta

INGREDIENTS 1½ cups polenta or ground corn 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese Shredded 2 tablespoons mascarpone Kosher salt White pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 5 cups thinly sliced mixed mushrooms (such as chanterelles, cremini, shiitake, beech … Continue reading

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Diva Musing-Up and Away

I am going to visit my beautiful grandchildren today.  It has been hard getting ready as the Karma Cops have put hurdles in my way every step of the preparation.  Frustration is so….well, FRUSTRATING!   My biggest concern was to … Continue reading

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Diva Musing-Spirit, Gratitude

When we reach our Divaness, even before our Croneship, we should realize …that at the end of Every Day there is only forever that counts.  Our Spirit’s cry to become enlightened and see into forever.  I have discovered that no material … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting-Tea Cakes-Russian

  Ingredients 1 Cup Butter 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 6 Tbls Confectioners’ Sugar 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts 1/3 Cup Confectioners’ Sugar For Decoration Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium … Continue reading

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Diva Rant-Mothering

There are all kinds of mothers….(no pun intended).  There are controlling, overbearing, loony, funny, sarcastic, loving, gentle, nurturing, creative….you get the picture.   What is not mothering is the woman at the superstore parking lot this morning that was walking … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting-Herb and Cheese Baked Chicken

Ingredients 1/2 C Butter, Melted 1/2 C All-Purpose Flour 1 Tsp Salt 1 Tsp Ground Black Pepper 1 Tsp Garlic Powder 1 Tsp Onion Powder 1 Tbs Basil Dried 2 Tbs Flat Leaf Parsley 1 Lg Egg 1 Tbs Milk … Continue reading

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Diva Musings-Grumbling

Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up feeling discouraged? It can’t just be one thing, rather it’s a number of disappointments after disappointments that drag our hope through the mud of despair. We may feel … Continue reading

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Diva Musing-Gratitude

I am blessed to have as a friend, a man who tends his organic garden, and meditates a good part of the day.  He is a genius and a scholar.  Yet, he knows his place in the world is to … Continue reading

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Diva Musing- Crone/Diva Anthem

When I was 28 years old a friend sent me this poem on a card. I loved it. I asked him if he really thought I would be like that when I was old! His reply…”Hell, you are like that … Continue reading

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Diva Tastings-Southern Sushi

SOUTHERN SUSHI I can’t find many Southerners who like sushi. However, its a shame not to take advantage of the summer vegetables and try this. Perfect for tea time savory treat or canapes´. 3 Lg English Cucumbers Cut into two … Continue reading

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