Citrus Tahini Dressing

Citrus Tahini Dressing

Ingredients 3 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar or coconut vinegar 2 – 2 ½ tbsp agave nectar or pure maple syrup (adjust based on tartness of orange juice 1 1/2 – 2 tsp dijon...
Curried Almond Dressing

Curried Almond Dressing

I’ve been searching for healthy recipes to go with my vegan/nutritarian diet. So get ready (and I hope you don’t mind) because I’m going to post a slew of recipes, not only to share with you, but for easy reference for me, too. The things I want to...
Topsail Island Name

Topsail Island Name

The Century 21 article below says that Topsail Island wasn’t named because of pirate ships’ topsails showing above the trees as they tried to hide behind the island. That the name was coined on navigational charts way before the island was named. But come...
The Luddites

The Luddites

I admit. I’m a history nut. I don’t know where I came across the battle between the stockingers and hosiers, but to me it’s fascinating. Somewhere along the way wealthy merchants began buying up looms that stockingers couldn’t afford. The...
Cojocaru’s Traveling Carney Town

Cojocaru’s Traveling Carney Town

My historical western romances are all connected by my fictitious carnival, Cojocaru’s Traveling Carney Town, which I sometimes call Cojocaru’s Medicine Show, or Cojocaru’s Carnival, or just Cojocaru. It’s fun to include in my various series,...