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Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category


Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

I’m off to celebrate with some friends, but thought I would leave you with at least a few Ballymaloe photos.…


Alinea Book Report: Life, on the Line

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Okay, I read the book. Yup, the one I just mentioned about Grant Achatz called Life, on the Line. I was…


Mind Games and Olive Oil Lollipops

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Obviously, I’m more of a let’s stay connected to nature-type food lover, but I just had to give a shout-out…


A Garden of Chanel No. 5 and Peanut Butter Fruit

Monday, March 7th, 2011

I recently posted about my visit to Paradise Farms, and then was reminded about how you don’t need to visit…


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…


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…