If It’s the Super Bowl, It Must Be… (Avocado) Guacamole!!!

Last year there was a lot of talk and controversy about green pea guacamole, and, well, let’s just go ahead and leave it there, if you don’t mind, in the last year. If you want to mash green peas with ingredients you perceive as enhancing them, be my guest. But guacamole, which literally translates from the Nahuatl, … More If It’s the Super Bowl, It Must Be… (Avocado) Guacamole!!!

Resolution Number 9: or Lima Beans for the Open Minded

Any seasoned New Years resolution maker knows that the secret to feeling good about yourself in the days and weeks to come is to make at least one resolution that you know you can keep. This year, among the more challenging against-my-nature changes I set out to make in the ongoing crusade toward self perfection, I resolved to cook more … More Resolution Number 9: or Lima Beans for the Open Minded

Umbrian Cucumbers with Sweet Onions and Fennel Pollen

Just when you think a dish is so simple that who needs a recipe, some bright person (or two) comes along and starts asking for details. Yesterday I posted on Instagram a picture of a simple cucumber salad.”Cucumber salad with sweet onions and fennel pollen. Unexpected and delicious. Dress with lemon juice, salt, and olive oil. … More Umbrian Cucumbers with Sweet Onions and Fennel Pollen

Finding My iPhone: A Story of Crime, Intrigue, and Bone Marrow

Today I took a walk to the Farmers Market at Third and Fairfax to buy dog food from Huntington Meats, when my iPhone was stolen. There are a lot of good reasons to shop at independently owned stores, but the fact that you can count on the nice guys who work there when you’re in … More Finding My iPhone: A Story of Crime, Intrigue, and Bone Marrow