January 19, 2012I wouldn't say I'm a "gamer", but I do enjoy video games. Especially multiplayer ones… online with my friends… Tuesday nights… with our headsets on (ya, we're cool, I know).
January 10, 2012Searing, caramelising, browning… We have often heard of it and may even do it, but what does it mean? What does it really do?
January 5, 2012I have an admission to make: I don't know everything. This includes the physiology of oysters, other bivalves, or basically anything that lives in the ocean. This came out rather comically in a recent blog meeting:
December 27, 2011Growing up, my brothers and I were turkey vultures. We would be circling the bird as soon as it was out of the oven, elbowing each other for space to pick at the stuffing that had swollen out of the cavity...
December 27, 2011It is common to rely on external cues and signals to indicate that it is time to stop eating. When I was a teenager I took pride in clearing my plate of food. In fact, I think that eating a lot became part of my identity.
December 22, 2011Sharing meals with friends and family is a big part of holiday celebrations. But what happens to the traditional turkey dinner, when a vegetarian is on the guest list?
December 20, 2011Have you ever heard of the "See Food" diet? That's the one where you eat everything you see. This isn't a new diet fad; rather it's an important observation on human eating behavior.
December 15, 2011Food is often the focus of holiday events. The beverages we use to wash down all of these offerings often receive less attention but the usual suspects of pop, punches, juice, rich coffee mixtures and alcoholic drinks can contribute dearly to our, bottom line, if you will.
December 8, 2011I don't know about you but when the wind is howling outside and the rain is coming down, I just want to stay cozy indoors…and eat warm delicious food of course. I still want to socialize but I'm in serious saving mode for the holidays.
December 6, 2011I LOVE cabbage rolls! I grew up eating my grandma's cabbage rolls. She would make them with pickled cabbage or fresh cabbage. Both work for me.