Tag: weight loss

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Taking Care of Myself

The Challenge: Choose any city in North America. Prepare a meal of at least three courses, with at least one course from each of the following centuries: 1600’s, 1800’s, 1900’s. Use mid-century as your time reference. As before, you can only use ingredients that were available in the city you choose, at the time you choose ...

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Food: Messengers, Change The Message!

I had a brief Twitter exchange with the author of the book, “The Weight Issue”, Dr. A. E. Oates, this morning. It actually began last night, when I responded to a tweet from Civil Eats about an NPR story titled, “We Lie About What We Eat, And It’s Messing Up Science”. The short and sweet ...

On Decadence, and Moving Forward…

I am still running a bit amok in my new kitchen; here are the pies mentioned in the last post. Also on tap is homemade ice cream (very popular here in the house), and because ice cream leaves behind a lot of egg whites, an angel food cake is upcoming. I bought Meyer lemons on ...

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CSA Share #15, and Gleaning-Endings and Beginnings

The Share, L to R: Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Red Peppers, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Jalapenos, Salad Mix. I love the colors here!

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Fooding. Let Me Explain.

So yesterday was my birthday, and naturally my thoughts turned to… Weight Loss. (Sigh) Another year older, and those unwanted pounds seem harder and harder to shed. You would think I would have no problem with my weight, with all the healthy, seasonal, local fruits and vegetables I eat. Well, it wouldn’t be a problem, ...