Don’t Just Sit There . . . WRITE!

My personal advice to budding writers is not simply . . . WRITE! but dang near it. Like all writers and novelists, I followed a myriad of roads to be where I am today. I can see that many of my roads were constructed of circumstances. Yet, the gritty asphalt of the...

Cacti, the Rock Star of the Desert

The truth is, cacti can be the best of times and the worst of times. It can represent the age of wisdom or the age of foolishness. *forgive me Charles Dickens* The Best of Times/Age of Wisdom Cacti as Food Nopales, a fancy name for young cactus pads of the prickly...

Homemade Chicken & Biscuits

  I found this recipe online, Jodi-ized it, and now I want to share it. Once you make it, you’ll probably add it to your family favorites. It’s fast, easy, and my family loves it. I don’t make homemade biscuits anymore because the flour seems to...

Lolita Tsosie’s Navajo Frybread

Frybread Recipes are not difficult. Give it a try! Amounts depend on how much bread you want to make – usually 5 cups of flour for a batch. To each cup of Blue Bird flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Warm water to make a stiff dough, or ¼ cup powdered milk...

FryBread – a Bite Out of History

Take a little nibble of frybread and close your eyes. Hear the ancient winds chanting through the canyons? Feel the sunlight on your bare skin? Smell the cedar and sage perfuming the air? Can you taste the blessing of life? More than 500 Native American tribes can....