Über Healthy Kale and Seaweed Salad*

* Or, It’s a Privilege to Eat You (thanks, Whole Foods). Happy “Celebrating Our Country’s Freedom Day” to both Canadians and Americans (and anyone else who’d like to take part in the party!).** And before I forget (because I’m at that age when I do forget), let me also say “THANK YOU”  to everyone for your […]

Blast from the Past: Barley-Hazelnut Salad

As someone who considers herself an unabashed fan (and follower) of popular culture, I love trend-watching (and also soap opera-watching, and celebrity-watching, and style-watching. . . plus reading trashy magazines at the supermarket checkout line. . . I could go on, but really, haven’t I embarassed myself enough for one day?) Over the years, I’ve […]

Lucky Comestible II (4): Tagine of Quinoa with Chickpeas, Olives and Prunes

  It’s a truism when discussing the era of flower children and Woodstock to say, “If you remember the ’60s, you probably weren’t there.”  When it comes to the 1980s, however, those of us who lived through it are more likely to lament, “I remember it all–if only I could forget!” Still, the Era of All Things Excessive (also known […]

Sweet Potato and Carrot Casserole

Today is moving day!  We are likely en route right now, between houses, stressing about whether the movers will break our fragile glassware, or whether all the boxes will arrive at their destination, or whether the stove will fit in the space that’s been left for it. In any case, I thought I’d leave a […]