Pizza Party with Old (and New) Friends

[Sushi pizza, in its just-unmolded glory.] You know, sometimes I wish I had a bunch of posts pre-scheduled for this site. You see, I’ve been afflicted with a weird kind of virus-flu-sinus-thingie for the past several days. Just when I thought I was better, the following day I could barely get out of bed and slept 14 hours.  Fourteen hours!!  […]

It’s My Birthday. Have a Cigar

A very heartfelt “THANK YOU” to everyone who left birthday wishes on Facebook, twitter, and via email! I loved hearing from all of you, and your comments and good wishes made this birthday one of the best ever.  So thanks, everyone, for making my day that much brighter!  😀 [Okay, so maybe mine look more […]

Habit-Forming Raw Nori Rolls with “Salmon” Filling and Spicy Ginger-Miso Paste

Dogs really are creatures of habit, aren’t they?  I mean, every morning at precisely 7:02 AM (about 1-1/2 minutes after the HH slams off his alarm), Chaser bounds into our bedroom and lays a wet sloppy one on the HH’s ear (translation:  “Dad, it’s time to get up! Get up, Dad, we need to go […]

Something’s Fishy: Raw Nori Rolls

In my short stint as a raw foodist (very different from an “in-the-raw” foodist, which, for obvious reasons, I’d never do) I was determined to try out every variation of living foods imaginable.  This meant foods I’d otherwise probably never eat, such as raw fennel (basically just don’t like it); raw cashews (okay, but too bland on their own […]