A totally random post…a Vietnamese dish and two book reviews for foodies. 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
You should know from the start that I’m sort of a wine snob.
I know what I like.
I just don’t always know why.
So I’m not a connoisseur. Hell, no! After many wine tastings and classes, I understand ‘finish’ and ‘legs’ but when we get into identifying aroma and notes, I’m lost. “Bottoms up” becomes my motto. I just go for the gusto.
However, if you’re a fan of calamari and things from the sea…if you’re a pasta lover…if you’re looking for something different to serve up, this one is for you! Continue Reading
However, you might find the path to its development interesting. And, if you follow that path, you’ll be rewarded with recipes from 2 blogs.
Let me give you the back-story. Continue Reading
I’ll never get an award for brand loyalty. You might say I’m commercially fickle. I fly whichever airline will get me there in the least amount of time for the least amount of dollars. I lease a car just so I can try a different manufacturer and model every 3 years. I buy whatever detergents and other staples attract my eye or are on sale. And, of course, I’m always on to the next and newest brand of anything. There are very few products that I’ve remained true to over the years — and they’re all Goya. Continue Reading