I tried something new the other day. I like to do that, especially when I dine. So there I was, honoring my Friday lunchtime tradition and having a fine dining experience at the hot buffet in Whole Foods when I spotted the sign. It read: Grilled Chayote Squash. Hmm. I’d seen these things in the farmers market before, but knew so little about them that I never bought one. This was a
Some weekends are better than others. I wish I could have extended mine just a little bit longer, but alas, I could not. So here I am facing another Monday. I guess I’ll just have to relive a bit of the weekend right here. Let’s see…. I’ll start with Saturday. I spent the morning at the Riverside Farmer’s Market, where I made some new friends and learned some
Whew! The veggie dishes have me feeling brand new. I’m still eating meat and otherness, but the extra green is doing a lot for my energy. I don’t feel as bloated after I eat AND I even dropped a few pounds. I think it’s even making me a better person. Anyway, this post will be brief (I gotta go study! I’m in personal chef training
This is okra. It’s got a reputation for being slimy. You’ve seen it fried, or hanging out in gumbos and soups. If you ask me, it’s been getting a bad rap. There’s another side to this veggie. But most people won’t give it the time of day. If only they’d slice it into quarter-inch pieces and sautee on high heat in a skillet, they’d see the slime disappears.
When the New Year began, I decided to start a food journal. I hear it’s an effective way to manage your weight. My weight needs to be managed. As I “mature” in years, it’s becoming apparent that I can’t get away with the snackalicious diet I’m accustomed to. There are consequences for eating ice cream in the middle of the night, potato chips whenever I pass