Ringing in 2022

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You can’t pour from an empty cup, nor can you drink from an empty cup.

What was in your cup from January 2021 that you are throwing out at the end of December 2021?

I know that when ringing in 2022 – a New Year, I want my cup be empty so I can fill it with the light of Christ as He is the only one that can bring us out of the darkness and into the light.

Note some of the things to be considered when pouring dark memories out of our cups from 2021:

  • disappointment,
  • sadness,
  • sickness,
  • death of friends and loved ones,
  • political chaos,
  • greed,
  • deceitfulness,
  • anger,
  • distress,
  • stress in general,
  • change,
  • complacency,
  • and the disappearance of God in the lives of many. The list can go on and on.

Yet, also to be considered is what was on the positive side; the building of strength – strength of character in mind, body and soul; the power of discernment; a new knowledge of good and evil; and a stronger development of love and belief in God and Jesus Christ in spite of the turmoil and hard times.

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As we ring in 2022 – take that cup you emptied from 2021 and fill it a-new. A good place to start might be to follow…

The Golden Rule -“do unto others as you would have others do unto you.”  This is the ethical principle of treating other people as one’s self would prefer to be treated. One of Jesus’ famous and impactful teachings, the Golden Rule can be found in the Bible verses Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31: “ So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets .”

And last – but not least from: Matthew 22:37-40, keep…

Two of Jesus' TeachingsI pray that everyone will take a moment between now and January 1st to do a self evaluation  – decide what you want to fill your cup with. 2022 will not be just a new year, it will be a year of change. If you refill your cup with the past – it will be your demise. We cannot return to the past or even the same way of thinking in the past. The past will have to remain a memory – good and/or bad. We cannot erase history, nor should we, but we can and should have learned from our past, and history.

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GOD our creator – a God who embodies love, and who IS love, according to the Bible – GAVE to US FREELY, OUR ‘FREEDOM TO CHOOSE’.  Biblically speaking it has always been a choice between GOOD OR EVIL? The decision is yours. What do you want to fill your cup with in 2022?

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Wishing everyone a year filled with wise choices so you will have a HAPPY and hopefully PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR 2022!








Chicory Root

It used to be that if you weren’t well, you were sick – meaning you were affected with a disease or ill health – meaning it was time to call the doctor. A visit to the doctor meant ‘what can we do to get you better’ – meaning out comes the prescription pad – meaning the use of scientific medicines to treat the symptoms but not get rid of the cause of the illness. However, on the other side of the coin is the holistic method or natural method using naturally formulated medicines for healing which goes to treating the cause of the illness and not the symptoms. So what does this have to do with Chicory Root?

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Chicory Root is one of God’s medicines, of which there are many.

Chicory or chicory root is a thick rooted  blue-flowered perennial composite herb from the daisy family of flowers. It is widely known for its thick roots which can be dried, ground, and roasted to be used as flavoring, and today is considered to be another use for coffee in the form of a tea without the caffeine.

Chicory Stock Photos, Pictures & Royalty-Free Images - iStockThe flowers and young leaves are edible in salads. The flower buds can be pickled, and the roots boiled and eaten. That would be an interesting research project.

As a popular coffee substitute it does more than just take the place of your favorite breakfast beverage. It, as well, provides a boost of extra dietary fiber. Chicory root adds a smooth, creamy texture to foods, which makes it a great fat replacement in ice creams, margarines and dressings for those looking to effortlessly increase weight loss.

Chicory Root used most often to make an herbal tea has digestive-soothing effects; helps regulate loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation and bloating. High in fiber it acts as a prebiotic — plus it supplies manganese and B vitamins.

A note on Caffeine – one of the main ingredients found in coffee, and even in small amounts of decaffeinated versions. Consuming caffeine can exacerbate stress, so cutting back on your intake can really help lower levels of epinephrine and cortisol, both of which are released during stressful situations as mentioned in a 2006 study published in Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior. Since chicory contains no caffeine, it’s a great substitute to help reduce your caffeine consumption and keep cortisol levels in check.

How is Chicory Root beneficial health wise?

Some of the Benefits Of Chicory Root

  • Aids in Digestion
  • Improves Heart Health
  • Anticancer Potential
  • Reduces Arthritis Pain
  • Weight Loss
  • Treats Constipation
  • Boosts Immunity
  • Relieves Anxiety
  • Helps Treat Kidney Disorders

Are there side effects?

As with any herb or medication of which there may be long term consumption, if not used properly or taken as directed or abused there will be resulting side-effects. Do your research to know and understand more about the precautions which are needed to be taken to stay away from the side effects of any herbal medicine.

The most common chicory side effects include: itching, skin inflammation, and skin redness. In addition: the side effects of chicory can include difficulty breathing and wheezing. Chicory can also cause: drug interactions and should not be taken with medications called beta blockers. Always consult your physician before trying something new like this.

Chicory Root can be purchased at your favorite Health Food Store as a powder, in granules, already roasted, etc. It is not found in its whole form, however, the salad version is endive which can be purchased in the produce department of most grocery stores.

Herbs are a wonderful addition for helping a person to get healthy and/or stay healthy. When purchasing herbal formulas I find the best ones on the market are those manufactured by Dr. Robert Morse, N.D.  As a graduate of Dr. Morse’s International School of Detoxification, I have been taking his herbal formulas for years with absolutely no side effects. But, then again, I follow the instructions for use – to the letter.

God Bless!!



Oh Holy Night!


My Only Christmas Wish: Baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph

“In each generation the story’s retold–
The humble beginnings in darkness and cold…
The beautiful mother, courageous, yet mild,
Who held the world’s hopes when she cradled her child,
And heard songs of peace in His innocent sighs,
And saw perfect love in the light of His eyes.”

May the Christmas story always remind you how deeply God loves all people on earth–and that includes you!

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Christmas Prayer!

Christmas is a special time of the year. The following message was sent to me by an extraordinary person in our family. It is a message she gave me permission to share with you – my readers – and the world.

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My prayer for this post is…
•it blesses you
•it helps you look at your Christmas tree this season and every season in a whole new way
*MOST IMPORTANTLY, it encourages you to STAND OUT in your walk with The Lord!!
It’s lengthy, but worth it!!

As I was waking up the other morning, praying and thinking on the things I have to do for the day. God brings a Christmas tree to my attention. With having one in my room, I look at it half asleep and start thinking on it. Then God reveals to me….“That’s YOU!!!  You are like a Christmas Tree!

As I continue to think on that statement, God starts showing me….
“When looking for your tree, you go to the Christmas tree lot and look through the masses of trees, just to find the one that STANDS OUT. During that process, you can’t just look from the outside, you have to open them, shake them out, and look at the INSIDE of the tree, to see what it would look when the branches fall. You know when it’s “the one” because that tree pretty much speaks to you…..That’s YOU!!  I have been WATCHING you and looking on the INSIDE of you…..waiting for the moment when your heart was ready to speak to Me. I PICKED you out among all the masses. I had to shake your world up a little to get your attention, but all that shaking was to PREPARE you to STAND OUT!!!

After picking your tree, you PAY for it with anticipation to bring it home where it will become a part of your home and a part of your family…….
That’s My Son…Jesus! He PAID the price for you and when you accepted Him into your heart, you SECURED your future home in heaven with Me, and you are now a PART of MY FAMILY!!!

When you get your Christmas tree home, the first thing it needs is a stand, a FOUNDATION that will HOLD it upright because without one, your tree would fall…..That’s ME! I’m YOUR STAND!! I’m your FIRM FOUNDATION, and I PROMISE to keep you upright through the ups and downs of your life.
Next you start giving your Christmas tree water CONTINUALLY to keep it alive and growing….That’s MY WORD! If you CONTINUALLY turn to My word and READ it, you WILL GROW, and I will PROVIDE you with MY LIVING WATER and You will THIRST NO MORE!!

You allow your tree to sit for a couple of days so the branches can fall FREE FROM THE BONDAGE they were in from the netting (or chains) they were transported in. And When those branches fall, out emerges a beautiful, fully blossomed Christmas tree….That’s YOU!  When you first accepted Me into your heart, there were some things that you had to work out, some bad habits that needed to change. You were in bondage, and you had some chains that needed to be broken. But I WILL FREE YOU from that bondage, and you WILL OVERCOME them because Of Me. And when you did out emerged a wonderful, fully devoted, RIGHTEOUS LIVING Christian. Saved, sanctified and Holy Ghost filled!!

You then start decorating your tree starting with the lights….That’s ME! I’m the LIGHT of WORLD, and when you follow me, you NO LONGER walk in darkness, you ARE the LIGHT of LIFE!!! You then put beautiful ornaments, ribbons and many more decorations….Those ornaments that you see are the blessings I PROVIDE for you!! You start stacking presents under the tree to GIVE to family and friends….Those are My spiritual gifts I GIVE to you!! They are for for you to use to BLESS OTHERS!!

As Christmas Day approaches, life happens, your Christmas tree takes some bruising. Limbs get bent or broken, ornaments fall, lights burn out….That’s YOUR LIFE!! Things will go wrong. You will have trouble. You’re going to fall and you’re going to have to get picked back up. Your light may dull from time to time, HOWEVER….When you step back and look at your tree from a distance, you ONLY see the beauty of it! An ordinary tree, PICKED OUT from the crowd of trees. It turned EXTRAORDINARY when you CHOSE it and you were GIVEN CONTROL over it. Now that Christmas tree is BEAUTIFUL from the inside to the outside, STANDING TALL, FULL of LIFE, SHINING BRIGHT, BRINGING JOY to ALL of those who look at it, with gifts to GIVE to BLESS others…That’s you My Son, My daughter. That’s your LIFE when you ABIDE IN ME…
FULL of Beauty!
FULL of Joy!
FULL of Light!
Decorated with blessings upon blessings! Gifts ready to SHARE and BLESS OTHERS with! There may be a few broken limbs, but above all of that beauty…look at the JOY you to BRING OTHERS that encounter you!! ❤️❤️❤️

“For Many are called, but FEW are CHOSEN!” (Matthew 22:14)

It’s easy to be a Christian in today’s standards, there are many people who call themselves a Christian….but being CHOSEN is DIFFERENT, being chosen is ALLOWING Him to be the one who rules OVER your life. It’s ALLOWING Him to decorate you, GOING TO HIM for His living water, ALLOWING Him to light up your life, and ABIDING in Him so He can PROVIDE the spiritual gifts to BLESS OTHERS with! It’s allowing him to take your Christian walk from ordinary to EXTRAORDINARY!!

It’s time to BE BOLD in your walk with Christ! It’s time to give Him the CONTROL, ALLOW Him to light you up like a Christmas tree for ALL to see and for ALL to RECEIVE the Joy of the Lord….THROUGH CHRIST IN YOU!!!!

What more needs to be said. THANK YOU – Marin Davis for letting me share your beautiful thoughts with my readers, and bring your message to all the people of the world. GOD BLESS!

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Health Resolution…

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The following is a list of links where you can find information on general health. With there being so much information from so many sources, I thought I would keep the list short. Call it a starter list – if you will. These are on my research list and I feel them to be some of the better sources. When it comes to healing yourself, the more you know and understand, the better.

Health Resolution Links:

Check them out. As I am always suggesting to my readers ‘do the research’ I thought that for those of you who are afraid to tackle the research on your own, and for those who are not afraid – this short list will help to get you started or add to what you already have.

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Happy hunting with GOD’S BLESSING!



Will Rogers

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“Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement.”

Will Rogers was a classic, the best of the best, when it came to common sense. His comedy and quips were always right on target.  We seniors refer to people like him as an ‘oldy but a goody.’ What is happening among the younger generation today that has caused ‘common sense’ and ‘comedy’ to go so far astray? 

I was not going to blog about comedy and/or common sense, but here I am doing what I thought I wasn’t going to be doing.  Is the word phrase ‘common sense’ even in the dictionary? Let’s find out. IT IS!  Common sense is referred to as “the unreflective opinions of ordinary men.” “Sound and prudent but often unsophisticated judgment.” Sounds good to me.  Now, who is Will Rogers?

I knew of Will Rogers when I was a young child. He was in many movies, mostly of the western type. At a very young age, I took a liking to him – as an intelligent person, a man, an example of a good person, an honest person, a funny person, etc. So who was he?  Here’s a thumbnail sketch…

  • Will Rogers was born on November 4, 1879, in present-day Oologah, Oklahoma. In the earlier days this was considered part of Indian territory.
  • Career wise, in 1905, Will Rogers began performing a lasso act on the vaudeville circuit. His charm and humor, along with his technical ability, made him a star.
  • He died on August 15, 1935, when a plane carrying Mr. Rogers crashed in Point Barrow, Alaska.

Extra details: Will Rogers, whose full name was William Penn Adair Rogers, was an American stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator from Oklahoma. He was a Cherokee citizen born in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory.

The plane crash that killed Mr. Rogers was described by the Associated Press as “a prelude flight to a planned Trans-Siberian flight to Moscow.” Will and his Pilot Wiley Post were flying from Fairbanks to Barrow when they encountered fog and low visibility. Wiley located a hole in the fog at Walakpa Bay, and they landed. After receiving directions from the natives who lived there – for the short distance remaining to get to Barrow, they proceeded to leave. They were barely airborne, around 50 feet when the motor failed. The aircraft plummeted into the lagoon and overturned. It was the first fatal air accident near the city of Utqiaġvik (Barrow). Both Will and Wiley were killed instantly. 

Will Rogers was loved by everyone. His death at the early age of 55 was devastating to the many who idolized him. He was known as a World-famous, widely popular American humorist of the vaudeville stage and of silent and sound films. He graduated from military school, but his first real job was in the livestock business in Argentina, of all places. He transported pack animals across the South Atlantic from Buenos Aires to South Africa for use in the Boer War.

As you can see Will Rogers in his short life time was a colorful character, along with being an adventurer. 

Bill Takacs in his mini biography of Will Rogers tells us that “over the years Will gradually blended into his act his unique style of topical, iconoclastic humor, in which he speared the efforts of the powerful to trample the rights of the common man, while twirling his lariat and perhaps chewing on a blade of straw. Although appearing in many silents, he reached his motion-picture zenith with the arrival of sound. Now mass audiences could hear his rural twang as he delivered his homespun philosophy on behalf of everyman. The appeal and weight of his words carried such weight with the average citizen that he was even nominated for governor of Oklahoma (which he declined).”

Rogers had four children with wife, Betty. They were: Fred (died 1920), Mary (died 1989), Will Rogers Jr. (died 1993) and Jimmy Rogers – the last to die in (2000).

It’s share time with a few of his many satirical witty remarks. 

This is one of my favorites:
As a friend, and frequent critic, of several U.S. Presidents, Rogers once visited Warren G. Harding (1865-1923, President 1921-1923) and said, “Morning, Mr. President! Would you like to hear the latest political jokes?” Harding replied, “You don’t have to, Will. I appointed them.”

Others include: 

  • It’s a good thing we don’t get all the government we pay for.
  • There’s only one thing that can kill the movies, and that’s education.
  • I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons.
  • I never met a man I didn’t like.
  • People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
  • If we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone, ‘America died from a delusion that she has moral leadership.’
  • The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.

Do those last 3 sound familiar in today’s politics? 

You are probably asking yourself, ‘what does this post have to do with health?’ In the chaotic world we have been thrown into politically, our health – mental and physical is or has already, for many people, been destroyed. A little bit of humor of the good old fashioned kind is welcome in my book. The comedians of our era have destroyed the ‘humor’, the real humor in the jokes and comments they make on the late night TV shows. Their comedy is targeted at destroying people to include, families, morals, religious beliefs, children, and life in general. The majority of the comedians today, in my opinions are sadists, and narcissists. If you don’t know what that means, do your own research and look it up in the dictionary. 

To suit my fancy, jokes should be satirical, and show common sense meaning. But then, to each his own…que sera, sera. 

Humor – good humor is humor that makes one laugh. A really good laugh is food for our soul and our good health. 



Iodine Nasal Spray

How to make:
First pour 1½ tablespoons (25 ml) of 10% povidone/iodine solution into a nasal irrigation bottle of 250 mL. Then fill to top with distilled, sterile or previously boiled water. Tilt head back, apply 4-5 drops to each nostril. Keep tilted for a few minutes, let drain. No more than 5 days in pregnancy.
This is scientifically okay. It does work to ward off the spike protein being shed from vaxed people that you are sure to come in contact with on a daily basis. We need to be able to protect ourselves at all times. So go for it. You can buy the iodine at any drug store to include WalMart. It is a 10% solution. The nasal spray should be 1% iodine which the recipe above is. One bottle should last you a long time.
I am on it for us.
Love to you all.
Per Mike Adams – a biochemist and the Health Ranger

Thanksgiving – Hope!

For Thanksgiving, I usually just post a short message. However, with the world in the chaos that it is, I feel that this video will give you HOPE. Hope not only for today but for the rest of your lives.

I send this to all of you have access to as well as those who might not have access to YouTube. The videos on YouTube are always shareable, and I SHARE THIS VIDEO AND THE THANKSGIVING MESSAGE IT CONTAINS IN HOPE THAT YOU ALL WILL HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING DAY. 



What in the world are ‘adenoids’ you say? 


Medically speaking, an ‘adenoid‘ is a lymphoid; having the appearance of a gland.” Adenoids is “lymphatic tissue forming a prominence on the wall of the pharyngeal recess of the nasopharynx  – which is the tonsils.”  (i.e., the upper part of the throat opening into the nasal cavity proper). An individual fold of such nasopharyngeal lymphatic tissue is called an adenoid.

Why am I telling you about ‘adenoids’? When I was a child, I had frequent sore throats. The common thing to do back then if you had frequent sore throats, was to remove the tonsils. Because the ‘adenoids’ are connected to the tonsils, part of the tonsillectomy procedure was to also remove the adenoids. My curiosity today, is why? Aren’t the adenoids there for a purpose? If not, why did God put them there? I maintain that when God created us, he knew what he was doing and that every gland, tissue, part etc. of our body had a purpose. That they all worked in conjunction with each other. 

Parents (back when I was a child) apparently didn’t understand that removing certain body parts e.g. (adenoids) was not always necessary. However, the doctors, then as today, told parents all kinds of stories as to why it was supposedly necessary, and parents not knowing any different put their faith in the doctor and went along with everything the doctor told them to do. Therefore, away went my tonsils and my adenoids.

It wasn’t until I studied to be a detox specialist that I found out that we need all the parts left in our body that we were born with. When one gland, organ, etc. fails or is removed – one or more of the other body parts must jump in to take on the job of the gland, organ, etc. that has been damaged or removed. 

It’s funny that as I have gotten older, my nose seems to run at a steady pace for no reason whatsoever. I figure it is because I have no adenoids. I also assume it might be why I am subject to allergies. Therefore, I decided to find out what the purpose of the adenoid is. Here is what I found. 

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According to Medlineplus.gov and the Cleveland Clinic -“Adenoids are a patch of tissue that is high up in the throat, just behind the nose. They, along with the tonsils, are part of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system clears away infection and keeps body fluids in balance. The adenoids and tonsils work by trapping germs coming in through the mouth and nose.  Adenoid glands are part of the immune system and help protect the body from viruses and bacteria.”

“Adenoids usually start to shrink after about age 5. By the teenage years, they are almost completely gone. By then, the body has other ways to fight germs.”

If there is a problem with the adenoids, it appears to be more apparent when you are a child than when you are a teen or an adult.

The question then?  What is an adenoid issue, the cause and the fix?  The answer is ‘enlarged adenoids.’ These are adenoids that are swollen – usually a common problem in children.   A child’s adenoids can be enlarged, or swollen, for different reasons. It just could be that a child had enlarged adenoids at birth.  Adenoids can also become enlarged when they are trying to fight off an infection. They might stay enlarged even after the infection is gone.

Enlarged adenoids can make it hard to breathe through the nose. The child might end up breathing only through the mouth which can lead to a dry mouth which leads to bad breath, cracked lips and a runny nose, loud breathing, snoring, restless sleep, sleep apnea, and ear infections. Enlarged adenoids can be treated, depending on the cause, with the use of a nasal spray or antibiotics if the doctor thinks it is a bacterial caused infection. Then, of course there is surgical removal of the adenoids.

Today the procedure is, “if a child also has problems with his or her tonsils, he or she will probably have a tonsillectomy (removal of the tonsils) at the same time that the adenoids are removed.” In my case it was the other way around, my parents were told, ‘it was common procedure to remove the adenoids at the same time as they removed the tonsils,’ whether the adenoids needed to be removed or not. I had no adenoid issues. 

Well folks, I continued throughout my childhood and into my adulthood, to experience all the same issues mentioned in the above paragraph regarding enlarged adenoids, after my adenoids were removed. The removal of my tonsils/adenoids didn’t fix anything; sore throats, dry mouth, runny nose, ear infections, and other of the etceteras are still a part of my life. 

SUMMERY – In my opinion, if the adenoids reduce in size as one gets older, wouldn’t it be better to just treat the symptoms of the issue, as needed? Then the ‘adenoids’ could continue to do what they were meant to do as a gland working with the lymphatic system (mentioned above), and being ‘a part of the immune system to help protect the body from viruses and bacteria.’

Take note – this is for your information only. It is not for me to tell anyone what they should or shouldn’t do in regards to tonsil or adenoid problems.






Kimchi…its value

I ran across an article that I would like to share with you all. I love KIMCHI and make my own. I knew it was a healthy probiotic food, but here is a great article on the details of its value.


To make this easier for you all, even though I did a blog on Kimchi a few years back called “Kimchi…from the Test Kitchen”, I am going to include my recipe for making it here:

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KIMCHI – ingredients
1 Medium Napa cabbage (approx. 2 lbs.)
1/4 cup Sea Salt
4 Cups water (warm)
1 medium to large carrot, grated
1 regular size Fuji or other sweet apple, chopped
1/2 small white onion, chopped
1 1/2 cloves garlic or can substitute prepared chopped garlic (1-2 tsp.)
1 1/2 inch piece of ginger, grated
3 Tbsp chili powder or a combo of 1 Tbsp cayenne pepper and 1 Tbsp paprika
3-4 green onions sliced into 1 inch pieces to include the green tops

Quarter the cabbage and cut or chop it into 2 inch pieces. Place cabbage in a large bowl. Combine 2 cups lukewarm water with the salt – stir until dissolved. Pour this mixture over the cabbage and add the remaining 2 cups water; stir to mix. Be sure the cabbage is submerged in the water and not floating. You can place a plate to fit the bowl, into the bowl on top of the cabbage, and then weight it down. Let it sit on the counter away from a window for about 2 hours, or as long as 12 hours. Stir now and then during those hours. I let it sit 4 hours. This wilts the cabbage.

While waiting on the cabbage to wilt, MAKE A PASTE of the Chile pepper, or the cayenne and paprika combo, by mixing it with a small amount of water. Add the apple, white onion, ginger, and garlic, put in a blender and blend it all together until smooth. Note: If too stiff, add water a little at a time until smooth. Add the grated carrot by stirring it into the paste.

When the cabbage is ready, reserve a 1/2 cup of the water (brine), and drain the rest off. Rinse the cabbage well with clean water (I use purified) and drain the water off. Place the cabbage back in the bowl, add the paste mixture and the green onions. Mix well with a wooden spoon until all the cabbage is coated.

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This mixture makes enough to fill 1 large wide mouth glass mason jar. Pack the cabbage mix down into the jar as tight as you can to release any air bubbles. Add enough of the brine water you saved to cover the cabbage mixture, leaving about an inch at the top for the gasses and air to release. Cover with the lid. Place the bottle in a cool to room temperature place, (on a counter top or in a cupboard). Leave for 24 to 36 hours or more. At 24 hours open the bottle to check the Kimchi and pack it down with a spoon. The cabbage will have shrunk and the liquid increased. You will see it bubbling. This is normal. The fermenting process has begun, and the flavor is developing. At 36 hours taste your Kimchi. If you like the taste, put it in the refrigerator. If not let it ferment longer and keep tasting it until you like the taste – then refrigerate it. In the refrigerator it will be good for a maximum period of 2 – 6 months.

NOTES: You will find that the weather can play a role as to how slow or fast your mixture will ferment. High temperatures speed up the fermentation while cool temperatures slow it down. The taste of Kimchi should be tangy, spicy and slightly sweet. The apple/carrot is for the sweetness – you may have to add more apple the next time you make it if it is not sweet enough for your taste. Or, you can add, along with the apples, about a Tbsp of organic pure cane sugar, coconut sugar or raw sugar – as long as it is pure sugar.  As well, you may need to adjust the Chile for a more spicy or less spicy flavor. Or, add radishes to replace the chili for a spicy taste. (This is what I am going to try).

In Conclusion: Experiment until you get the taste to be the way you like it.

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How can you use it?

Mix it with tuna fish, organic mayonnaise, lemon juice and chopped hard boiled eggs to be put on a sandwich or eaten just as a salad with crackers. It can also be served over rice or oriental noodles, put in soup, on a burger, in pancakes, or just served as a side dish condiment.

After making your first Kimchi, and you go on to make it a second or third time to adjust the taste, be sure to write down any changes you made.

Don’t be afraid to experiment – it is worth the experimentation. And may you REAP THE BENEFITS of this wonderful food!


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