Good Eats

No … not the TV show hosted by Alton Brown … I’m talking about the dinner I had last Friday night with my friends Jonathan and Stefani. The menu consisted of lamb ragout, polenta, bok choy, and a special dessert we had all been waiting months for (more on that later in the post). I […]

To Market, To Market

In between Fair Shares weeks, I like to hit the farmers’ markets around town. Okay … even when it is my Fair Shares week, I still like going to the farmers’ markets … I know many of the farmers and enjoying talking to them about how their growing season is going … and it’s always […]

Ah … The Life of a Cow

I just read an article on CNN.com about cows that lounge on waterbeds and “watch” flat-screen TVs … the article purports that the cows are happier and thus milk production increases. I don’t know if the cows from American Grass Fed Beef (Doniphan, MO) are given such luxuries, but I’m sure that being allowed to […]

I Do Love Cheese …

… but I’m not sure I’d roll down a hill to get it. Apparently, this year’s “Cheese Rolling in Gloucestershire” winner had to be carried off in a neck brace and given oxygen after the event … yikes.

No Sex ‘Til Kitchen?

Jamie Oliver, author and host of The Naked Chef and Jamie At Home, recently told The Sunday Times that, “Men are driven by sex … so the best way for women to get their men into the kitchen would be to stop having sex with them until they start to cook.” Umm … gentleman readers […]

Eating in Season

Eating locally usually means eating seasonally. By eating local foods that are in season in your area, you eliminate damage to the environment caused by shipping foods thousands of miles, your food dollar goes directly to the farmer, and you reap the health benefits of eating fresh, unprocessed fruits and vegetables. Oh yeah … local, […]