The Dreaded Picky Phase

I have written a lot about picky eating. In kids, in adults, what to do about it, cookbooks for picky kids, about nature, about nurture…I’ve written all about it. And if you have read all of those posts, you know how I feel about picky eating–I don’t really care about what people eat so long […]

Meatless Monday: Falafel With Tahini Sauce

Nobody really knows where falafel originated. Many people say that these ground bean fritters came originally from India, probably brought to the Middle East region by spice traders. Considering that there are quite a few ground bean and lentil fritters traditional to various regions of India, and spice traders went back and forth from India […]

Video From Athens Farmer’s Market

Here is a video blog fromThe Athens Farmer’s Market blog that features, among other great stuff, my dear husband, Zak, playing lap steel guitar, as well as Mark and Hilarie Burhans, the owners of Restaurant Salaam on fiddle and banjo. This way folks can catch a glimpse of the sights and sounds of the market […]

Reviewing The Preethi: I Picked a Winner!

So, here’s the post that the kitchen geeks have been waiting for: the review of the new Preethi Eco Plus wet/dry grinder mixie. First of all, let me explain why I picked out the Eco Plus instead of one of the other, newer models of Preethi. It is quite simple–the other, newer models, such as […]

Roasted Purple Cauliflower with Ghee, Mustard and Cumin

So, by now, everyone who reads this blog regularly should know that I like purple cauliflower. I’ve already featured it in two different Indian recipes: Gobi Mattar and Broccoli and Cauliflower with Panch Phoron., and here I go with another one. (The truth is, I like all kinds of weird colored vegetables–like blue potatoes, black […]

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