Shrimp! It’s what’s for dinner.


16 0620 shrimp heart

Fasten your seat belts for some dietary turbulence ahead!

Cholesterol, the maligned component of many foods, is about to be removed from the list of dietary evils you should avoid.


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White Kidney: The Bean with the Answers

Rarely is there truth in spam mail. But then I got an intriguing email from “White Kidney” with the subject line, “The Bean With The Answers.” I gave this a bit of thought and realized that yes, White Kidney, you ARE the bean with the answers. You are the bean with the answers to what I am going to cook for dinner.

You are also the bean that I have stashed in my freezer.

It’s going to be cold, grey and generally the way it’s supposed to be in the Northeast in February. And I want to cuddle up with a White Kidney.

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Don’t Be a Jerk (Soup)

I’m going to get serious here for a moment. But just a moment because I have some wings to sauce and Katy Perry to mute.

There are a lot of Super Bowl parties going on right now. After the game is over, when the guests have gone home, and the last burp belched, it will be time to clean up. Undoubtedly there will be leftovers.

Please, don’t throw them away!

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Parsnip: Carrot’s Elegant Cousin

Parsnips. I do love them. I suppose my inaugural post should have been dedicated to parsnips, but that would have been a bit too predictable.

Parsnips are what I call an outsider vegetable. Though they are closely related to the carrot, and can be used in similar ways, they don’t seem to get the same amount of love. I just don’t know many people who have parsnips on heavy rotation in their vegetable line up. It’s odd because though their absence of color suggests blandness, they are just the opposite.

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