Beets weren’t a loved vegetable in our house when I was growing up. They came from a can, their juices staining my mother’s hands. Mom was the only one who’d … Continue reading Why beets? What’s so comforting about them?
A great experience. We spent a night at Six Sigma Ranch and Winery in Lower Lake, CA a couple of weeks ago. The ranch is located about 45 miles from … Continue reading RV Trip to Six Sigma Ranch
The humble potato is much maligned by the diet industrial complex. I include my trainer at the gym in this category. Frankie is a body builder who lives on protein … Continue reading Baked Potatoes with Egg and Tuna
The world is on fire. High temperatures and drought have led France to declare a national emergency. More than 30 forest fires broke out this summer in France’s south. Heat … Continue reading Instant Pot Eggplant, Tomato and Chickpea Tagine
My last post was in April, which amazes me. Time has sped up once more, and summer at my house has been busy, kind of like during the before times. … Continue reading How I Spent My Summer
Bread has been on my mind lately, as regular readers may have gathered from recent posts. Baking my own is of course part of that preoccupation but so is the … Continue reading Imperfect Bread
One pan and complex flavors make this dish a popular one at my house all year round, but especially throughout winter. It’s a hearty vegan meal that makes you forget … Continue reading Mushroom and Potato Skillet Pie