Happy Lunar New Year Greetings in the 2018 Year of the Dog!
Recently sifting through Aunt Betty’s little gold box stuffed with bits and pieces of old recipes I came upon an apple cake recipe calling for a couple of fresh chopped apples. Of course, the apples required peeling and coring first.
A fresh, crisp Persian Cucumber salad seemed appealing to me as a simple ‘clean food’ side on the table of rich foods for Thanksgiving Dinner.
The editor of our local magazine (Jen) emailed last week (at 6:13 am to be exact but that’s another story) inquiring on a recipe for roasted sweet potatoes.
Once temperatures begin dipping or simultaneously blend between overcast skies with rain I’m always content to stir up a nice pot of soup for mealtime.
Yesterday was National Pasta Day and for those of us pasta lovers I’ve mixed up a nice blend of Vermicelli, Red Onion, Swiss Chard, Bacon.
From take-out shops in the Dubai airport to assorted restaurant selections sprinkled about Kerala, India, I found it interesting to see the broad selection of salads on menus similar to today’s Wild Rice and Black Eyed Pea Salad, Coconut Honey Dressing.
Travel changes us. It opens our eyes to a new window, a momentary glimpse on how people in other places live, what they eat. It offers us new observations based on what is provided for us to see in the scenery.