Dear Sun Spots: I enjoy your column each day and so many people have benefited by responses to what they have been interested in.

Is it possible to find out the address of the Red Sox’s owner, Larry Lucchino as I would like to write to him? – B.H., No Town.

Contact him at Boston Red Sox, 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215-3496, (617) 267-1700.

Dear Sun Spots: I am in need of a scooter to get around because of foot problems. I would like one that either folds up or the seat is removable. I am willing to pay a reasonable price for this. Please call me at (207) 782-2815. – L.B., Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: I think your main page should have an option to contact Sun Spots.

Does Sun Spots have any idea what the ingredients are that make Hellman’s Mayo have such a different flavor from others? Could you please find a recipe for this mayo, also a light version? Also the Statler Brothers sang a hymn on TV about worshipping in Wide Open Spaces. Can you tell me the name of the song? Thank you. – No Name, Strong.

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Unfortunately Sun Spots was not been able to get the recipe. However, perhaps you and your family will enjoy the following eggless mayo recipe found online at It’s purported to be better than Hellmans.

Ingredients: 1 cup Edensoy (original), 2 2/3 cup oil, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon maple syrup (or sugar), 1 teaspoon salt. Method: Place soy milk in food processor (or blender). Put on lowest setting. Drizzle oil into soy milk. Add other ingredients. Other variations: You can add about the same amount of lemon juice in addition to the vinegar, even a tablespoon of dry mustard, basil or other herbs.

And regarding your song request, Sun Spots has been unable to discover anything on it. Perhaps other readers familiar with these artists may be willing to assist you.

Dear Sun Spots: I guess my writing was terrible as it is “Papa Dash” not Wash. It is a salt substitute that I am looking for. Thank you for your prompt response. – H.C., No Town.

Although this item is discontinued, the company still makes it and sells it by the caseful (minimum) to customers requesting it. There are 12 bottles to a case and the the check or money order covers the shipping and handling involved. You need to mail a check or money order for $24 made out to Alberto Culver, 2525 Armitage Ave., Melrose Park, IL 60160, marking it to the attention of consumer relations department.

In the meantime, you might like to try the following substitute found online at

Mrs. Dash Salt-Free Seasoning Substitute Ingredients: 1/2 cup crushed dried minced onion flakes, 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons crushed dried vegetable flakes, 2 tablespoons garlic powder, 2 tablespoons dried orange peel, 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, 2 teaspoons dried parsley, 1 teaspoon dried basil, 1 teaspoon coriander, 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon dried marjoram, 1 teaspoon dried mustard, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1 teaspoon dried savory, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/2 teaspoon celery seed, 1/2 teaspoon unsweetened lemonade drink mix, 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried rosemary. Method: Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender. Store the spice blend in a covered container or a sealed shaker bottle. Makes about 1 1/3 cups.

The Mrs. Dash Web site also contains several recipes that you and your family may enjoy. You can reach them at

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