Happy Meatless Monday!

November 1, 2010

I’ve been mentioning Meatless Monday a lot lately, and I’m happy to announce that this little blog of mine will soon be joining the roster of fine blogs that support the MM movement! Why go meatless on Mondays? Lots of great reasons, starting with you: reducing consumption of meat on just one day of the […]

LA, Tandoori Burritos, & Me

October 12, 2010

Sounds like a setup for a road movie: one photographer (The Hubbins), one TV show host (David Keeps of the Ovation station’s travel TV show, The Scenic Route and one of my Best Friends Ever), and one food-obsessed author (moi) going from Los Angeles to San Francisco on the Pacific Coast Highway. Sweet! We started […]

Sane Old Ways For a Crazy New World, Part 1: Really Fresh Fish

May 3, 2010

Yesterday, The Hubbins’s friend Gene called us and said, “Get down to the marina. I’ve got something for you.” We ran on down as fast as we could in the unseasonably hot, muggy weather (I’m not complaining: I love summer, even when it’s still spring). What we found at the small fishing boat docked in […]

Not-So-Great Moments in Kitchen History: The Chicken

November 8, 2009

This past weekend, my hubbins Nathan and I engaged in our usual Sunday afternoon ritual of drooling over whatever Lidia Bastianich is making on her PBS show, Lidia’s Italy. This week was a great chicken and olive dish that was so simple, Lidia spent the first part of the show talking about the importance of […]