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Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category


A Sip of the Sun at Paradise Farms

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Today was a good day. I got to visit a farm. This time it was Paradise Farms in Homestead, FL. We…


Fresh Pasta: What Could Be Better?

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

I know I just wrote a post where a Zen monk seems to suggest we do one thing fully. However,…


Oats Reconsidered

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Mark Bittman takes on McDonald’s oatmeal offerings today. He writes, “oats are easy to grow in almost any non-extreme climate and,…


Presidential Grub

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Happy Presidents’ Day! On a recent flight I poured through the food issue of The New Yorker. So many great pieces,…


Soul Food

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Just finished reading Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki — one of the people responsible for bringing Zen Buddhism…


Gelatin, A Dessert Friend

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

There’s a Ballymaloe-inspired dish sitting in my refrigerator right now. It’s Yogurt and Cardamom Cream, a replica of the dessert…


For Love and Ramen: A Twisted Valentine’s Day Post

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Happy Valentine’s Day! As I write this, I am listening to a Valentine’s Day CD. Yes, my amazing friend Molly…


Boniato and other Florida Roots

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

We all know Florida is full of citrus fruit, but I was at the store and thought I should show…


Inside the Mind of a Chef – Entrepreneur

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

In an attempt to keep track of my stories, here is a quick Q&A I did with a personal chef in…


Dreaming of Floating Islands

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

I seem to not be able to give up this poaching subject, just realizing yet another dish to show you.…