What Have You Savored Lately?

“Did you ever stop to taste a carrot?  Not just eat it, but taste it?  You can’t taste the beauty and energy of the earth in a Twinkie.” ~ Astrid Alauda I hate carrots.  Really, I do.  And I feel guilty and like a huge hypocrite when I lecture my daughter in the importance of eating … Continue reading What Have You Savored Lately?

Sigh..It’s That Time…

“[In school] children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”  - Margaret Mead And I have been thinking so much that I think I'm going to pull my hair out. Hehehe...did I scare you? It's that time of year again - school starts tomorrow and I have mixed feeling about it.  I'm … Continue reading Sigh..It’s That Time…

Seeing Red

"How did the Italians eat spaghetti before the advent of the tomato? Was there such a thing as tomato-less Neapolitan pizza?" - Elizabeth David, An Omelette and a Glass of Wine I have no idea.  But I do know is that today I was seeing red.  Tomato red that is. As the end of August approaches, … Continue reading Seeing Red

Mmmm……

“It ain't burnt, Rosemary, it's blackened.”  ―    Bunny Mathews I have been thinking about my relationship with food lately.  It's a love/hate relationship.  I love to bake, I hate to cook, and I love to eat.  I have been told that I know how to cook, and I have also been told that I have … Continue reading Mmmm……