Category Archives: Recipes

Funeral Dinner Fruit Salad

The Joyful Hermit is asked to contribute a food item for a funeral dinner.  Such a fruitful way to help the grieving, and Joyful ponders the full effect of the project.  Given several options, JH settles upon a fruit salad; … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding Joy

Ingredients and Process for Rice: 2 cups water, 1 cup brown (or white) rice, 1 Tbsp. butter.  Bring all to boil in saucepan; lower heat and simmer 40 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender.  Or, use … Continue reading

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Tapenade Asparagus Omelet, Joyfully

The Joyful Hermit decided to try out one of the suggested uses of tapenade.  After all, what if the ideas proved unflavorable?  As you can see from the photo, lunch today at the hermitage was definitely colorful.  And yes, this … Continue reading

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Now This Is Fun: Food Question for the Joyful Hermit!

I received this request on The Joyful Hermit Facebook page: Can The Joyful Hermit tell me what I can do with something called tapenade? I am taking your advice and bought it on clearance, but don’t know how to use … Continue reading

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Epiphany Soup

On a cold, snowy evening The Joyful Hermit experienced a soup epiphany.  So I rooted around the refrigerator and pantry to see what sale items would make a hearty, healthy, winter soup.  The results proved enlightening…plus absolutely scrumptious. The word … Continue reading

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Healthy Hermit Pancake

Here’s a Healthy Hermit Pancake I put together with a bit of “inexpensive” and “easy”. Brightens breakfast on a snowy day and makes the taste buds smile….  Not long ago I noticed a box of Fiber One pancake/waffle mix at … Continue reading

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