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~~~ Melissa Graham ~~~
If you thought you would never make your own bread, Melissa will change your mind
...and you will become a culinary genius preparing delicious food, easily and economically.


Melissa Graham was born and raised in Orange County California and at 25 moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. She studied at the renowned Beverly Hills Playhouse under Milton Katselas for 6 years. There she learned important life lessons and the importance of how your attitude affects every aspect of your life.

Then she was introduced to Ramtha by the movie "What the Bleep." The seizure and coma from which she awakened feeling "like a different person" included no longer being interested in acting. Her focus became more spiritual, she formed a What the Bleep study group, and there met a current RSE student who introduced her to Ramtha's School of Enlightenment. Shortly after she attended her first retreat, an even more life changing experience, Melissa's dream became to move to the area with her husband and purchase a home and land which was accomplished within four months of making her card.

Melissa has always had an interest in cooking, baking and cake decorating, over the last few years her passion for the lost art of baking homemade breads and canning jam has increased. She is always honing her skills through classes and self study for developing new recipes and unusual jams and jellies such as bananas foster jam, lavender chamomile jelly. Her research also brings us easy, & very inexpensive household tips, as well as natural remedies you can always have at hand. We are delighted to bring her to you monthly (unless they are traveling) - Her programs are an important part of our Preparedness Series.  Check the schedule to see what ir will be each time. And find her recipes - Easy and with great photos, at  The Alchemist  Join us for all her programs & soon you too will be delightfully creating!

NOW, in 2012, Melissa's love of beautiful vintage housewares led her to create her online shop where you can find treasures to enhance your table and home, plus, as a bto Listener you will have a special discount. Listen to her ads on the Live Shows and Live Stream for the code to enter.  House of Lucien


On July 2010 one of Melissa's local fans joined us. Mariah, Elena's great-granddaughter ...who surprised us with a very sophisticated palate, for an 8 year old. Melissa brought exotic soups for that program.

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May 30th, 2013
"Things That We Think Are True"

This hour is filled with details that may be surprising. Whole grains multigrains and about labeling the FDA can not define. White flour has nutrition but it is processed with a bunch of chemicals and the natural oils are rancid when it leaves the factory. Melissa explains the untrue labels and misleading claims, as the end product is highly toxic and kills lab rats! How this creates health issues in the intestinal track. Alternatives for good bread and why it should be in the freezer. We don't want Monsantoed wheat! There are other types of wheat available, ancient grains that do not trigger wheat allergies and ways of using them. About whole wheat flour and sneaky ways to make the consumer think what they are buying is what they read, but it is not. Enriched foods with 'phony' vitamins plus chemicals and pesticides, and other examples. Stone Ground sounds good doesn't it? Hmmm... how about making your own sour cream, very easy and super delicious, heavy cream you'll never find in the grocery store! How to make Quinoa (keen-wa), a very nice grain, into a tasty meal. You can sprout this and other grains. The benefits of wild food vs. produce at supermarket. A little history about food. And much more, cravings and being present, diets, a book Melissa recommends, and listening to your body!
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April 5th, 2013
"Skim Milk, Fat, Myths and Water"

Why you should never drink skim milk, research from butter believers blog with a hilarious approach on myths and common sense. What skim milk really is and it comes from a factory, not from a farm! The notion that saturated fat and cholesterol causes hearts disease came from a scientist with a flawed theory. The history and truth about fat. Want to know how many puss cells the FDA allows in each liter of milk? The cows are sick on RBGh recumbent bovine growth hormone which is a carcinogen banned everywhere in the world except the USA! And there is more on what is really going with milk and Vitamin D that you should know. An incredible fact about medical cardiology and when heart disease began. So what milk is healthy? Eating out at restaurants, what's in the food? Why you should not drink eight 8oz glasses of water every day. Everything you have been taught about how much water you should be drinking is a big load of crap! Hear all about it! Hydration and electrolyte balance, the color of urine, brain fog, water intoxication, the symptoms and death. We are all different, one thing does not fit all. This hour is food for thought for sure!
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March 7th, 2013
"Got Milk?"

Melissa opens the non dairy world for us, be ready to take notes! How about non dairy milk that is easy to make from nuts, rice, and coconut. It's great if you are allergic to dairy. Melissa has migraines and allergies that bother her stomach, and explains how bad the OTC drugs can be on your body. By eliminating certain foods migraines were greatly reduced. However these milk substitutes are good for you even if you do not have allergies, plus rice milk is way cheaper than cow milk so you can save $264 each year. Plus the milk industry is on its way to getting FDA approval to put artificial sweeteners (unlabeled aspartame) in regular milk! Melissa is finding ways to make non dairy milk super creamy, and things the kids like! And of course she tells you how to make them, including delicious Mexican horchata. Melissa's story of discovering non dairy raw cheesecake which was 'unbelievably delicious' and then she improved it, sooo creamy just what she was looking for, heavenly! A little tip about skim milk, it's supposed to be good for you? Now we learn how to make coconut milk, also very inexpensive. How to make coconut oil and all the ways it can be used, it fights off viruses and bacteria and more amazing health benefits!
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February 11th, 2013
"Ancient seeds, Winter soups, Super good things for your immune system!"

Chia seeds, an ancient seed from the Mayan cultural, the nutrition and benefits for health, such as diabetic disease and acid reflex. The new flax seeds, mild taste, and how it is used in cooking. For vegans who have egg allergies there is a substitute. Winter soups and how to make chicken soup to get the most nutritional benefits from it. Her husband Fred said it was the best chicken soup he ever had! And it's very good for colds and flu. Nettles are also very good for you and she gives a recipe, potato soup using Chia and with various ways to use the ham bone in it. As for your immune system, Colloidal silver and honey from a local beekeeper where your immune system lives is the best. Coconut oil is crazy good for you, in fact there are amazing reports on Alzheimer's that have been taken to the streets. Who knows what else this oil can do. It's all about getting the most from your food in a natural way.
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October 30th, 2012
"Tis the Season for Great Gift Ideas!"

Melissa opened an online shop at Etsy.com and called it "House of Lucien", there is so much there, good quality items, even food items. Anyone can be a business owner and create their own shop and if you make your own products you can sell them on Etsy too. Melissa found a great lip balm with cardamom, where else can you find that? Why Melissa avoids anything made in China, and a report on China's heavy pollution. But now to the great gift ideas easy to make yourself using all natural ingredients. The first idea the "Memory Jar" came from Oprah. Personalized calendars for special people; picture tiles (with graphics or great Quotations, or ? (YOUR inspiration!) Bath salts and different ways to make it; Sugar scrub for facials; bath ball that fizzes; homemade air fresheners (instead of toxic fake scents); 'Playdough' ornaments based on flour & salt; food items: Wine Jelly, sugar or spicy nuts, Granola, flavored liqueurs, Lavender vodka, How to make vanilla extract from vanilla bean pods, and Lavender sugar which is nice in tea. These suggestions are inexpensive, so instead of spending your money, you spend your energy on your loved ones. Like Melissa says, "We are creators, we can make stuff!"
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July 17th, 2012
"Refreshing Summer Treats and More Remedies"

Melissa loves to come up with new things that are easy to do, helpful tips for summer treats such as making a sorbet from ice tea, Honey Dew ice and how to make it with any fruit. Frozen bananas becomes instant ice cream! And how to make delicious refreshing Lavender Lemonade and more. On remedies we start with the free and easy health benefits of "Earthing & grounding", and the effect on free radicals from grounding research. About Dr. Wright's website, how to avoid the advertising and get straight to the medicinal information, such as the misunderstood mineral, low dose lithium, why it fell out of favor in the 70's, while today's findings on protecting the brain of damage from toxins, alcohol, and Rx side effects. There is a lot more on lithium which is a natural mineral, examples and stories on the findings. The benefits of dandelions, the difference between sugars, Edgar Casey on beet sugar, honey and bee pollen are good for you too!
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June 4th, 2012
"Natural Remedies You May Not Know About!"

Susan Summers' book "Breakthrough" life-altering secrets from today's cutting edge doctors led Melissa on a quest and she wants to tell everybody about this! Doctors from over the world are covered in the book, one who resonated with Melissa is right here in Renton, a maverick and a cool guy. He is like a detective and his mantra is replacing, naturally, what your body has lost over time. Simple sugars and bacteria have spawned a scientific discipline, and how this is used for bladder infections in a brilliant way! This saved a 4 year old's kidneys that 74 other mainstream doctors diagnosis of transplant as the only solution. Dental researchers and chewing gum and toothpaste with xylitol that reduces 90% cavities, and great results with children. Also used in nasal spray for ear and sinus infections and asthma. A doctor with a an inquisitive mind starts with the gut, nutrition, digestion, diet, food allergies, hydrochloric acid, and macular degradation. Why eyesight gets worse and how to restore it. More great stories of people using common sense to solve illness with simple natural ways. Need a new liver? Get it without a transplant! There are a lot of details in this program so be ready to make notes.
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May 3rd, 2012
"Make Your Own Magnesium Oil"

If you never think about magnesium, then think again! Melissa shares its benefits from her own experience of several symptoms that she found were due to magnesium deficiency, even though she was taking a magnesium supplement already! Her research shows that 70% of the world population is deficient because the soil is depleted of nutrients. Magnesium is the single most important mineral for maintaining proper electrical balance and it's an essential factor on over 300 metabolic functions, and these things are explained. She bought a bottle of a good product to try and her symptoms; headaches, 'restless leg syndrome', were gone. "You can actually feel it working immediately!" And you know Melissa, she found an economical way to make your own pure magnesium oil -because you may use a lot! The reason that magnesium is better than Epsom salts, the many ways you can use it, and its properties; such as skin anti-aging, keeping gums and teeth healthy, and a great tip on foot baths that uses more product but benefits your garden, and using it as salt rather than table salt which is depleted by processing. This hour is a detailed education, testimonials indicate that this is helping many people with numerous symptoms that you may have due to this deficiency, and so easy to relieve!

NOTE: If you have KIDNEY PROBLEMS consult a doctor before you use magnesium, Melissa explains why..
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October 6th, 2011
"Another Amazing Hour!"

As we continue with Colloidal Silver Melissa has much more information, plus her and husband's experiences of ways of using it. The author, Dr. Becker M.D., of "The Body Electric" and his findings. The list is too long to put here, but once you listen up you will realize no wonder there is so much scary stuff out there, they don't want people to try it! This could put a very big blow to mainstream medicine, pharms, and insurance companies. Now on cancer, Melissa has found many natural treatments and free help for everyone online where you can get advise for your particular situation. If you do the natural way first it is 99% effective, but doesn't always work well when using mainstream treatments and meds. Melissa gives a great analogy on the natural way vs. the mainstream way. Which one would you choose? You will also hear about DSMO, inexpensive and safe, however it can cause Rx overdose if you are taking meds. Royal Rife and his studies in the 30s and other cures in the 20s. Savvy mothers know more than medical doctors, how that is possible and what you can do to know these things too. What does a walnut look like and why? Next, food grade hydrogen peroxide and its benefits. Little known and exciting information to know about root canals. Last, a note on safe levels of Colloidal Silver, if you are concerned about argyria go to SilverSafety.org.

And congratulations to Melissa for winning the 1st Place Blue Ribbon for Best Cookie Baker in Thurston County! She calls them "Snicker Doodles," and blessed them all the way to the competition! (she was not driving:)
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September 27th, 2011
"Tips, Tricks, and Saving $$$!"

Melissa's moonshine show was a very popular "happy hour." This time it's on "Possum Living" practical, funny, and we find out about a great story teller. A book that covers moonshine and so much other information that the author can't use her real name! Melissa shares tips from the book, and a life-style presently may sound odd to many but really gives great perspective! Money saving tips, mastering the 30 day and 10 second rules -very logical and accurate. Then her own tips on cheap to free information and entertainment, books and movies. Fast food meals are actually expensive and not good for you, you can feed your family real good nutritious food for much less! Guess what is a cheaper way to cook than using the stove or oven? Try making new things like bread for pennies a loaf, laundry soap, cleaners, disinfectants, and more. Then, talk to your loved ones about your dreams and goals, Melissa gives her own example. Great stuff for the kids to do. Next comes really amazing information on Colloidal silver and its wonderful properties! This is so good hospitals use it topically for burns and wounds, so she found some more research with stunning results from viruses to cancer. Colloidal silver has bad press, people are afraid of it because of the Blue Skin Syndrome but that myth is busted here. Melissa explains how it works, the liquid suspension, the ionic state, and stem cells. It can be expensive but guess what? You can make your own! As always on these things do your research to make your own informed decisions. This is a big subject so next time Melissa will bring more information on its properties and making it at home.
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August 30th, 2011
"It's happy Hour!"

BE AWARE!: The information in this program is historical and here for entertainment only! This is basic information so you do your own research before you try any of these things, information abounds on the Internet. BTO and its Guests are not liable for any damages, listeners are responsible for their own actions!

This is a fun hour on the history of Moonshine, illegal in many places so find out the law in your area. It is very simple to make, hence stories of it being made in a jail house kitchen, and on a Navy ship! Important information about stills so you don't get into trouble, why it's better to make your own rather than purchase a still, and how to keep it from blowing up. How stills were made during the prohibition, the still that wasn't a still. You will learn amazing things about yeast, and what if it isn't available? Jack Daniel's story of Old No 7. The benefits of making your own spirits, controlling the alcohol level, distilling water for your batteries, and making essential oils. Lots of hints and tricks for many things you wouldn't think of, such as being crafty by bumping up cheap vodka, making your own real gingerale, hard cider, blackberry wine, and the list goes on. Things you can do if you have to, it may be illegal now but in the future these things may come in very handy to know. So keep your spirits up!
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May 12th, 2011
"Spicing Up Your Food Storage"

More great things to know thanks to Melissa, things that you can always have on hand when the grocery store shelves are empty. Can you think of everything you will need in that situation? In this hour we look at different ways of preserving, drying foods without a dehydrator or jars, fermentation and making your own vinegar from wine. Certain weeds with benefits and requires no gardening and how she uses them and other must have spices in the garden that do need attention. Drying meat, how things were before refrigeration, and the hilarious differences between cultures! How fermentation works including a surprising fact about bread. Anaerobic conditions and how to make sure this works for you. The "mother" that you can use for ever! And wouldn't it be cool to make some moonshine? Maybe we'll find out next time.
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March 15th, 2011
"Curds and Whey"

Or curds and milk? We shall see later but first we examine this beautiful Orange Tart with Pistachios and middle eastern flavors, it is really really good as is the homemade cottage cheese and the fancy rice pudding. Defining traditional Rennet and its role in aged cheese, and the controversial veal, but back to Cottage Cheese; how it got its name and how to make it yourself. We were amazed how good it is and all the wonderful ways to use it. Creme Brulee and the dangerous kitchen torch, what fun! When something goes sour it can be good or bad, like Blue Cheese sometimes we like mold and other times not. Milk is an amazing thing with many interesting ways to use it and some may surprise you. What determines the color of milk and egg yolks, and the benefits of raw milk. A cool tip on how to keep deer out of your fruit tress, but it won't fool the cows... And her Imagine Inn B&B is now open, she will feed you very well and the way you want it, Melissa loves feeding people! Watch for this hour's recipes on her BLOG!
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January 31st, 2011
"It's Cheese Hour!"


(Program description comming soon...)


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December 3rd, 2010
"Homemade Baby Food and Unique Xmas Gifts!"

Melissa makes it easy to make your own baby food, much more economical and nutritious. In the USA baby food comes in Stage 1, Stage 2, etc. based on the choking fear factor, whereas Europe has a very different attitude on that - which brings to mind the famous quote "Sin is geological" Baby food is mostly based on pureeing, fruit and vegetable meals, why home prepared baby food helps baby acquire a taste for new foods, using fresh food keeps a child's palate pure, as canned food has very high sodium, and there's the safety / purity issue. How to prepare breakfast lunch and dinner, then by 8-10 months protein is introduced, meat and veggie purees followed by 'desert.' Puree can't be canned for storage, so Melissa explains the best way to preserve it and then you can make a month's worth of meals in one day. You can do that for everyone in the family too by doing "Once A Month Cooking", google OAMC, very cool! (As is how Melissa stores her spices in a very simple high tech way) Now, making your own Christmas gifts such as candy, very economical, quick to make, and people love it! Melissa brought her Caramel Corn Clusters, done in 30 minutes and she gives directions with a note on the difference when making candy. For more unusual and unique gifts she suggests Wine Jelly, Mulled Wine Jelly, or make you own liqueur such as apple cinnamon liqueur!
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October 19th, 2010
"Setting Yourself Up For Success"

Baking is a great skill and if you think you haven't done it well, listen, because Melissa will get you over the "hump", it really can be friendly and easy. Oh the apple tart, still warm from her oven is heavenly, and the recipe is fabulously quick. We also are treated with great snacks of dried apple slices, salty sweet spicy pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin leather-that's new! She explains how easy it is to make everything, leather can be made from rhubarb and almost anything, and she includes a very cool thing to do with tomatoes for winter time. Then an interesting thing about pumpkins that most don't know, particularly Libby brand pumpkins... which are not what they appear to be, Libby's great scare of 2009, and guess who owns Libby? This led her to look into evaporated milk, why is it a 'must' for pumpkin pie, it's a product from the past, well, she doesn't use any type of canned milk now - there goes that old wives' tale. The advantage of making your own pumpkin puree, leather, etc. The difference between the Jack O'Lantern and the pumpkin. And if there is an overabundance of apples in your area, you can make pectin and never have to buy it again. It's all about how to set you up for success!
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July 30th, 2010
"An Hour Full of Crock!"

Four more absolutely delicious crock dishes - always taste tested by your hosts & this time also by our special guest, Elena's great-granddaughter Mariah, 8 yrs old, who is here because she admits she is a picky eater and loved Melissa's quiche. We also have a story about her seeing the playing cards when she was younger and the things she focuses on now, such as lowering the price of gas at the request of her mother. So we taste the Tuskin White Bean and Spinach, Beef Barley, Turkish Red Lentil, and Persian Split Pea & Barley -- easy recipes described all under $5, and wow, Mariah gives thumbs up on everything! And we do too, Melissa is definitely in the zone of alchemic cookery. Crocks and bread makers can be found at the thrift store for a few dollars, Melissa tells us clever things we can do with the bread maker that you probably wouldn't think of, you can even make jellies, jams, and cinnamon rolls with it. As for health, barley is very good for type II Diabetes, and how to make a delicious breakfast with healthful grains, a great way to start the day!
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June 21st, 2010
"The Crock Pot!"

How easy can it be! We wish you were here, Melissa brought 4 totally delicious crock pot creations. "This is alchemy at its finest, humble ingredients become Gold!" It's true as we taste chilli, split pea with ham, minestrone with ground beef, and lentil soup with kielbasa sausage. She gives you recipes, very easy instructions, and costs -based on a 5 quart Crock they range from less than a $1.50 to $5- slow cooked all day and you have gourmet flavors! It is your friend. Plus how to make your own homemade broth... tastier and economical. Now about salt & pepper, especially if you are used to restaurant or packaged food, the difference of sea salt, and when salt should be added in the cooking process to get the result you want. Why does salt make sugar sweeter? She will also make cupcakes for you! (only local orders, sorry) Why she doesn't buy spices at the grocery store (rip off) and where the best places are to buy your spices. This was certainly a rough hour for your hosts, but somebody had to do it!

See The Alchemist Blog that accompanies this talk.
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May 27th, 2010
"Canning Bread? And Starting Chickens!"

Often asked question, can you can bread? Her research on this and why it's not safe, and why would you want to can bread when the ingredients store very well and it's so easy to make? The best way to start out with chickens, how to purchase, choose breeds, and deciding to have a rooster or not once you understand their attitude! How to handle broody hens, and what the difference is in egg colors, white, brown, green, blue, etc.. How to choose a good source for chickens, what to ask and what to look for regarding how the chickens are treated and fed. Toxic chemicals for worming can be dangerous, Melissa describes a non toxic natural insecticide and the parasites cannot develop immunity to it. How to handle free range chickens when you are visiting a potential source. There are several things to look for when picking up a chicken to determine its health. Once you have your chickens what to do if one gets sick. And what if you have too many eggs? Several ways to freeze them, make powdered eggs (for baking) that can be very convenient. See her The Alchemist blog for this an more.
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January 26th, 2010
"Cleaning Green"

Starting out with beyond the ordinary house cleaning and addressing the issue of clutter, Melissa brings up a fun way to deal with being overwhelmed by house cleaning. Beside her own she brings tips from a professional. The old saying "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" (Ben Franklin) applies, little things you can do to prevent facing big cleaning jobs. The main thing here is how to avoid using chemicals that are not good for septic tanks, the city sewer, or the body. You can clean green by making alternatives from things you probably have in the house, vinegar, water, baking soda, etc., all nontoxic and save money too. We go through the whole house, from floors and carpets to down the drain, as Melissa gives a recipe for what's best in each case. A new way to attack toilet stains with drywall sanding screen, a unique shower head solution, the best way to run the dishwasher and why cut down on soap, and what not to put together on the dishwasher, cutting boards, pots & pans, windows, removing odors, getting rid of mold so it never comes back, making your own drain cleaner, and more.
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October 20th, 2009
"The Beauty of Simple Things"

Listener Question: When making preserves why does the fruit separate from the juice? There are several reasons why this happens, and Melissa has the remedy. Making your own laundry detergent - it's easy on the environment (yours and Earth's) the washers, including 'high efficiency' machines, has only 4 ingredients plus water, economical... how does 2 cents a load sound? Vinegar can be used as a softener. It takes a lot of chemicals for clothes to smell "Downy fresh" ...and Nancy goes to break in the beginnings of Downy withdrawal (could it possibly be addictive ....hmmmm.) It's delightful to remember that Melissa comes from the Hollywood life style, an actress, and self-described high maintenance princess, and now she grows her food and cleans the chicken coop! Un-limitedness! With great advice: "If you consume something it's good to know how to make it." For example she tells us all about how to make tortillas, easier than she thought, and using a tortilla press, or not. Then the beginning of her research on important things to know about wintering chickens, more to come on that next time!
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August 25th, 2009
"Taste of a 1000 Years"

Simplicity can be exquisite such as flat bread, amazingly easy and made just as our ancestors did on a hot stone. Get your note pad as Melissa gives numerous ways to use this, real fast food at it's best. And all about zucchinis, if you are growing your own you probably have a "Leave a zucchini on your neighbor's porch Day!" well here you can find great ways to use them, make them last, and what to do with ones that have grown way too big. Next an in depth class on chickens, what they love and need, what is grit, and the funny ways chickens think and how to influence their behavior, it's a hoot! More on people food, reducing the waste in your house, salt, sea salt, kelp, and more. This hour is a window with a view into a preservable lifestyle that can be attained by simply doing simple things differently.
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June 29th, 2009
"Basic, Easy, Quick, and Delicious!"

That it is with Melissa, such a great source of information ....experience from experimentation! We begin with three incredible edible beer breads and strawberry bread with strawberry butter. Your family will call you a gourmet cook and think you spent hours in the kitchen... yet it takes minutes and you can start your fresh baked bread while preparing dinner; the how to recipes; ways to use over-ripe bananas, make dog treats, jam, very simple ways to make your own baby food, eliminate risk of harmful additives and much better for your baby; how to know if your baking powder is to old; more on sea salt; then all about the care and feeding of her chickens which produce the best eggs we ever tasted! You can see the chicken coop "Mansion" on her Blog. Learn about the natural protective covering on the eggs, safe ways keep eggs up to one year, how to make hens lay in winter, what happens when one hen goes on strike and wants to be a mom? Don't worry, the rooster will arrive soon! And the best places to get chicks, although Melissa didn't want to wait for eggs so she "cheated" and got laying hens.
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September 29th, 2008
"Bread School Has Begun!"

First, personally verified and recommended by BTO is The Imagine Inn B&B that Melissa and her husband operate exclusively for RSE students. You can be sure of a lovely experience with large private rooms surrounded by nature and Melissa's cooking! School gear, airport shuttle, everything you'll need at this wonderful place to stay when preparing for your event. "It's really an honor to have people come here from all over the world!" We begin bread school with the one great thing about french bread, it only has four ingredients! Especially for the beginner Melissa gives an outstanding step by step description, "simplicity at it's finest." Tips on yeast, oven thermometers, a funny little fact about the "upper crust" and throwing ice cubs in the oven? A listener mentioned "No-Knead" bread which Melissa says is easy and great. Best ways to store your bread, what not to do, and other flours (avoid bleached flour) you can use for variations, "once you get the hang of making bread you can become an alchemist!" Pictures and recipes are on the Blog. "I want to inspire people to make bread and show how easy it is so they will enjoy it and not be intimidated." Plus with rising food costs, best to "roll your own"!
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August 28th, 2008
"Taking the Fear out of Bread Baking"

Melissa, a lovely addition to our preparedness series, will teach us how do bake our own bread, but first about her. She wanted to be a performer and did become an actress in L.A. was compared to, and portrayed, Marilyn Monroe roles. She saw the "Bleep" and was so excited, she watched it six times in the theatre, Fom it she knew about Ramtha's school but it sounded like camping, and that was not for her. A mysterious seizure that resulted in several days of coma, coming out of that greatly changed, and a friend who told her if she could handle RSE then so could Melissa. She did and that changed everything. Seeing Ramtha in L.A., and listening to Greg Simmons gave her enough to know how to focus and move to WA in 4 months! "I've never been so passionate about anything in my life!" Now she loves to teach how easy it is to bake delicious bread, even for those afraid of attempting it or having tried and 'failed.' Starting with Irish Soda Bread, great with stew or soup yummm! Very simple ingredients and techniques, it is bread you don't have to plan ahead for, and having a go at it replaces that fear of failure with the joy of your own creation! It's personal evolution with a side benefit of having wonderful bread (Melissa will gently progress us to more goodies.) This is a very fun hour, you can do it, and you will love it!
(see link above to her blog with pictures)




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