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roasted cauliflower and carrot mash

roasted cauliflower and carrot mash

I’ve never really been a huge fan of raw cauliflower.  Its texture reminds me of what it might be like to snack on those packing peanuts that used to come in UPS boxes.  To me, there’s no other vegetable transformation quite like that of roasting cauliflower, and as it turns out, cooking it a little bit actually makes it healthier and easier to digest. Continue reading


when did we have to start eating defensively?

when did we have to start eating defensively?

Eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  It should be satisfying, enjoyable, and most of all, nourishing.  The one thing it should never be is scary.  But while food is meant to be health-giving, it is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate our way through ingredient lists that look more like the CliffsNotes of a chemistry course than a food label. Continue reading


bay scallops with snap peas and bacon

bay scallops with snap peas and bacon

I picked up these bay scallops when they went on sale at my local supermarket.  When I got them home, I noticed they were described on the deli sticker as being “diver caught”.  That got me to thinking, its somebody’s career to dive into bays and collect scallops for us to eat.  So much goes on behind the scenes of our food production process that most of us don’t have a clue about. Continue reading