Recipe – Ratatouille in the Crock Pot


Please enjoy Jon’s staple for our DOMs, slow cooker Ratatouille!


1 large onion, cut in half then into slices or wedges
1 eggplant, sliced then cut into 1”-2” pieces
2 small squash (zucchini, yellow, and/or Mexican), cut into chunks
1 large bell pepper (red, yellow, or green), seeded, cut into chunks
Mushrooms halved or sliced, fresh or canned
1C carrots, whole baby
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Herbal Tea – Evening in Missoula


This is not a recipe in the usual sense. But David brought a herbal tea that had a poetic name and a large fascinating ingredients list. And the taste and the aroma was amazing.I can’t help but be mindful when I sip this tea. I think I have a new favorite.

David got it from

Evening In Missoula | Herbal Tea
2016 Customer Favorite Tea
Our most popular herbal. Chamomile, rosehips, raspberry leaf, papaya leaf, peppermint, spearmint, blackberry leaf, passion flower, red clover, star anise, wild cherry bark, lemon peel, wintergreen, lavender, stevia, vanilla extract, wintergreen extract. Absolutely fabulous.
Upon some more searching, I found that it’s made by Montana Tea & Spice. They have a catalog and will take orders by phone or email. Some of their other premium blends sound wonderful too:

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