Preparing For the May Eat Local Challenge

Are you ready to eat local? Or, if not, are you ready to hear about my family and I eating local? Because, in two days, it will be May, and we will be taking part of in the Locavore’s May Eat Local Challenge, and so all month, you will be treated to recipes using local […]

Considering Cravings

One of the most mythic aspects of pregnancy that nearly everyone talks about, or has a story or two about are the odd food cravings that women go through. Since it is something that is happening to me on a daily basis, I felt the need to talk about it, because, for one thing, I […]

Super-Quick Allergy Update

I got a call from my doctor’s office today. It wasn’t the shrimp. It was the black pepper. I am allergic to black pepper. Very weird. They didn’t give me any more information than that, so I don’t know how strong of an allergy it is. What I do know is that I made keema […]

Beans Out of Gas?

Thanks to my potty-humor obsessed husband, some important research has come to my attention. Scientists in Venezuela have discovered a natural method to reduce the gas-producing effect of beans: fermentation. Two compounds in beans have been pinpointed for years as being the culprits for the vegetables’ near-legendary (at least in my family) capacity for creating […]

Stepping Out To Make a Home-Cooked Meal

One of the more interesting twists in the “home meal replacement” industry–which is a big growth sector in the food service business, are the rising numbers of franchise establishments that allow people to assemble a week’s worth of meals out of pre-prepped ingredients, package them, and then take them home to stow in the freezer […]

Powered by WordPress. Graphics by Zak Kramer.
Design update by Daniel Trout.
Entries and comments feeds.