Quick and Easy Curried Cabbage

It may have taken a while, but I’ve finally come to embrace my inner nerd and display her proudly (rather than try to quash her idiosyncracies, as I did when younger). Maybe it’s related to the success of The Big Bang Theory, which makes nerdiness cool; maybe it’s the effects of menopause (after which you […]

Borscht to Beet Stress*

*Okay, it’s a horrible pun. But I”m an English teacher.  We’re genetically programmed to come up with groaners like that.    [Sorry about the bad lighting. . . by the time I got this photo, the sun–and the HH’s car–were long gone.] Hope those of you who celebrated had a great Thanksgiving yesterday.  And for the rest […]

Cabbage (or Broccoli) Delight

[Ah, if only I were truly still enjoying my salad days . . . in reality, I am firmly ensconced smack-dab in the middle of my “main course” days.  But you can enjoy this salad at any age!] Now that summer is undeniably underway in these parts (nothing spells “summer” quite like a week of temperatures soaring beyond 33C/92F),  heavy duty […]

Book Review and Recipes: Clean Food by Terry Walters

I recently received a copy of the newly published Clean Food by Terry Walters. The book focuses on local, whole, natural foods. I’ve posted my review as well as recipes for Seaweed Cabbage Sauté and Banana Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies in the “Giveaways/Reviews” section of the blog. To read the full review and recipes, click here. [Disclaimer: this […]

Nava’s Sweet and Sour Cabbage and Bread Stew

Now is the discontent of our winter. The dozen or so of you who were reading my blog last year at this time probably remember how much I hate the snowy season.  (How much, you ask?  As much as Gepetto hates dishonesty.  As much as Ellen loves Portia.  As much as the calories in a […]

Cabbage T’horin

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at RH: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this fourth entry, I’m focusing on Coconut. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before I move on to the next lucky comestible. ] […]