Collard greens and caviar is the range in which we live life and love food. Here you will find a range of human interest stories about food and the culture of food we live in featuring home cooks to food enthusiasts, and culinary experts. And these stories will be accompanied by simple and tasty recipes designed to "hit you in your comfort zone.” There will be other food related features from time to time not to mention recipes from “moi,” because after all – I'm a journalist who stirs a few pots every now and then and writes about it. So dive in. Cook fearless. Eat well.
Things aren’t so golden in the “Golden State” these days.
The majestic beauty of California, my home state, is eclipsed by shades of brownish-green.
This is drought country. The signs you see entering the Golden State should be changed to steady visitors for the stark reality of the 50 shades of brownish-green they will see on this droughted landscaped. Continue reading →
My latest post features an audio blog of Father’s Day. Just click on the arrow to hear the audio.
Father’s Day Dinner
It was a simple and delicious meal of string beans sauteed in a little butter, fresh chopped garlic, olive oil, summer savory, sesame seed oil, sea salt and crack pepper; Spanish brown rice, organic turkey enchilada casserole, and herb panko crusted bake salmon. Continue reading →
Actually, these could be used as slogans on message clothing. I would particularly like that.
Sweet potatoes and yams are the perfect food. My mom would tell you it was my first food. Have you ever looked at their nutritional value? They are high in potassium, low in fat, high in vitamin A, and they have water soluble fiber. But sadly, sweet potatoes and yams are essentially sidelined and dismissed pretty much the entire year. Continue reading →