Welcome to my Blog- I am Glenda the Good Foodie

To me good food is healthy food.   
Food is the fuel for our bodies and it’s
purpose is to assist our bodies to
operate to its fullest potential.

Food is healing too!

I will share my healthy recipes, food in the news, ways to save on food, anything else about food that I can find.

Join me on my blogging adventure!

Enjoy!

April 16 is National Eggs Benedict Day

Originally posted on Foodimentary - National Food Holidays:

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Interesting Food Facts about Eggs Benedict

  1. Eggs Blackstone substitutes streaky bacon for the ham and adds a tomato slice.
  2. Huevos Benedict substitutes avocado for the ham, and is topped with both salsa and hollandaise sauce.
  3. Eggs Sardou substitutes artichoke bottoms and crossed anchovy fillets for the English muffin and ham, then tops the hollandaise sauce with chopped ham and a truffle slice. The dish was created at Antoine’s Restaurant in New Orleans in honor of the French playwright Victorien Sardou. A more widespread version of the dish starts with a base of creamed spinach, substitutes artichoke bottoms for the English muffin, and eliminates the ham.
  4. Portobello Benedict substitutes Portobello mushrooms for the ham, and is a popular alternative for Catholics observing the Friday Fast.
  5. Eggs Provençal replaces the Hollandaise sauce with Béarnaise Sauce.

Fun Fact:

Historians attribute the invention of Eggs Benedict to two different events.

Origin Story 1:  In the 1860’s…

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New Growth, Buds & A Bloom

Glenda M Thomas:

Off Topic but I had to share these beautiful flowers!

Originally posted on The Redneck Rosarian:

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‘Climbing Pinkie’ is full of hundreds of tiny buds… Can’t wait for the bloom show20140416-070222.jpg

If you remember from a previous post, I cut these shrubs of ‘Benjamin Britten’ to prevent wind rock back in the winter. They have bounced back and buds are forming.

Bloom of 'Graham Thomas' - Just Purchased from local plant sale

‘Graham Thomas’ 

Could not resist posting a bloom pic… The morning after I planted this rose already full of buds, this beautiful bloom appeared. I have long wanted a ‘Graham Thomas’ rose and am so very happy to add it to my collection of David Austin roses that grow in our garden.

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