Monthly January, 2014
When I teach about whole grains, I often find that there are many whole grains that people have never even seen or heard of. While that is understandable when it comes to exotica like Fonio, an African grain that isn’t sold in stores here. But it’s just kind of odd that we all eat
There is a phenomenon that occurs when we make one food a stand-in for another food. Think carob for chocolate, or broccoli stems in place of avocado in Guacamole. We take a perfectly blameless food and put it in place of another, usually beloved and somewhat decadent food, then heap derision on it. If nobody
During our latest extreme cold snap, I found myself craving parsnips. The sweet, substantial root of the ‘snip is classic winter fare. As I bought mine, all clean and plump, I thought about early Minnesotans who must have had to store their roots in the root cellar, and pick through them all winter long.
Spaghetti with Cauliflower, Carrots, Olives and Parsley Congratulations. You survived the holidays! I hope it was happy, whether you were warmly wrapped in the bosom of family, or doing it your own way with your family of choice, it is now over. Did you make some resolutions? If you make any moves toward healthy eating,