First off, let me thank those of you who stuck around and are still reading this blog. It’s been quite a while since my last post with lots happening since then—trips to visit family, new job, birthdays, moved to a new house/neighborhood. The aforementioned new job also came with a daily four-hour commute, which although it pumped… Read More I’m Still Here…and a Recipe for Berry Lemon Almond Tea Cakes
Woke up a wee bit late today and made it to my farmers’ market just in time to grab what I needed for the week. The upside to arriving late to a farmers’ market is…lower prices. The farmers are beginning to pack up and want to get rid of as much produce as possible. They… Read More My Farmers’ Market: The Only Shopping I Actually Enjoy
Figs. Delicious, honey-ed, sweet figs. I love them. I don’t know what it is about these little guys—perhaps it’s because they remind me of Dutch still-life paintings, or Thanksgiving table centerpieces, or the sun-drenched Mediterranean where they grow in abundance. While I don’t live in the Mediterranean, I am lucky enough to live in California,… Read More At the Farmers’ Market: Figs
After dying in yoga this morning (thank you, Elizabeth!) I was craving protein. What I really wanted was a tuna salad sandwich, but with all that mayonnaise and added saturated fat I knew I should eat something a bit lighter and healthier. Something that would feed my body better. So, I looked in my cupboard… Read More Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad
This trendy concept is a bit difficult to define. Recently The Atlantic devoted an entire article about the inability to officially define this increasingly popular idea. But, there does seems to be a broad consensus among experts that sustainable food/eating is a system in which farmer/animal/food/consumer/environment/ are inextricably linked. One always affects the other. For… Read More What Exactly is Sustainable Food?
Yes, I am a foodie. But isn’t everyone these days? What makes me think that I have stumbled upon a secret love of food only shared by the select few? Truthfully, I haven’t. Years ago, perhaps this idea of a secret foodie club might hold some truth. Before the advent of Food Network, Ina Garten,… Read More Foodie Revolution?