I’ve moved more than a half-dozen times in my adult life. Like many people, with each move I lessened the load. This meant as my life became more (or shall we say totally) digitalized, “lessening the load” meant getting rid of cookbooks.
Yes, I loved them but the fact was I no longer looked at them. Didn’t have the time or inclination because truth is I had already begun to develop my own style in the kitchen. And, if I had a question, there’s always my friend Mr. Google. Continue Reading
The Living Room at FAU* is as comfortable as your own. Oh, wait…it might be even better! Comfy lounge seating √, gourmet kitchen √, full bar with crystal glass service √, popcorn in porcelain trendy square bowls √, barista coffees √, desserts, including gelato √ and fun concession stand items.
I like beans as well as the next person, but I’m not particularly fond of a plain scoop of beans. No, no! While I try to incorporate them into meals on a regular basis because they are purportedly a good source of protein, they’ve got to be slow-cooked, dressed, sauced, tossed, or otherwise treated to be worthy of a place on my plate. Continue Reading
Don’t you just love when you spot something beautiful and different in the market?
That’s how I felt when I saw these purple asparagus from Peru. I had to try them. And what better accompaniment than purple potatoes? Continue Reading
Floribbean is synonymous with ‘new world cuisine’. It’s fusion fare…melding fresh and local ingredients with flavors of the melting pot that has become South Florida. This includes many Latin and South American countries, Caribbean Islands and a bit of Asia thrown in the mix. Continue Reading
The inspiration for this dish came from leftovers (black beans) and market finds (Asian mushrooms).
Food -or- Travel. I don’t know which I love more. Probably ‘travel’ because you still get to eat and often it’s exotic or, at the very least, different. Even when I worked full-time in the canyons of corporate America, I found a way to travel 3-4X a year. Now that I don’t have to clear scheduling with anyone but myself…
Travel List for first 6 months of 2011:
February, Puerto Rico √
April, Orlando for blogging conference √
May, New York √
June, family vacation cruise to Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama √
I’m leaving a couple of tasty tidbits for readers, but may otherwise be incommunicado until I return. Hope the next week is smooth sailing for all of us!