From My Kitchen: Mushroom & Mutter

Mushroom & Mutter subji (vegetable) is very healthy and delicious vegetable curry to have with rice or chapatti. It is simple and easy to make. This serving is for two people. Double the quantity for four or leftovers. Weekly, fortnightly planners may also choose to freeze this dish…

INSPIRATION

  Being sequestered in our homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us searching for new ways to be inspired. My husband and I very much enjoy our home yet, a change of scenery is much more inspirational than our common day to day routines. …

Candid Conversations: Dillon Utter

Garden Spices Magazine connected with Dillon Utter, a visual artist based in Endicott, New York. Along with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, he has won awards, grants and scholarships. This New York graduate from the School of Visual Arts is constantly creating and recreating himself. His works have…

Inspiration: Nursing Home Staff

As the US confronts a pandemic it was ill-prepared for, nursing homes’ front-line patient care workers are the heroes and sheroes. The country’s lack of a Czar to steer the nation through this pandemic escalated the patchwork response to the spread of Covid19. Vulnerable populations were identified, but…

ARTIST CONNIE HERNANDEZ : Therartpy

  One of the big pieces I did in my Rona-art series -Connie Hernandez Connie Hernandez was born in Dallas, Texas, and still resides there to this day. Raised by her grandparents, Hernandez always had a passion for drawing at an early age. She became a single parent…

Thanks for Listening: Inspiration to Vote!

In the time of COVID 19, it is difficult to see which of our political leaders provide inspiration for me and my fellow citizens. Then again the government’s handling of the Coronavirus pandemic has very sharply pointed out the politicians who work in the interest of all Americans…

My Happy Place

  Olivia and Patti on the dock of the Bay Inspiration. I spent a lot of time thinking about this and what to write. Many things inspire me, but it really boiled down to happiness. Many things bring happiness, but being around water is my inspiration and happiness….

By Michael A. Singer, Book Review by Susan D. Peters

I immediately purchased The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself, on audible after listening to Michael Singer on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday in 2018. This wonderful book has become a treasured part of my inspirational toolkit. After posting a two-line review on Audible, I am delighted to have an opportunity to provide…

Who’s Looking Out For The Children?

Photo by Allie on Unsplash   During this pandemic, K-12 students comprise one of the most vulnerable groups. Children are reliant on the decision-making skills and empathy of the adults in their orbit. During the spring semester, students generally focus on state-mandated tests, promotions to middle or high…

Gardening with Que!

Early starts There is something special about growing and eating food from your garden. Its been about 9 years since David Walton helped me plant my first garden and I have been planting every season since.❤❤❤ I am grateful. This salad was delicious. Kale, arugula, butter lettuce, purple…