poori

Deep Fried…But Whole Wheat…

Our local pizza shop started serving Indian food. We tried it a few months ago and enjoyed it. We don’t eat much Indian food because there’s a dearth of the cuisine in our area. Also, I don’t do much in the way of spices, to put it mildly. See what I did there? Mild is […]

Volante Farms

Farmstands in the Fall…

Ah, farmstands. There’s nothing like a visit to a farmstand in the fall: pumpkins, decorative gourds, apple cider donuts, mums… I love my local farmstand, but it is small. We tried to visit it a few times this fall, but there was always a long line out front. Time to find another farmstand. We found […]

cauliflower tortilla chips

Brassica Oleracea Var. Botrytis

…better known as “cauliflower.” Over the past few years, I’ve seen so many new ways to eat it. Riced cauliflower, cauliflower mashed potatoes. The list just grows. Because I’ve always been a fan of cauliflower, I’ve tried a variety of items this year, including breadsticks, dips, and snacks. A company called From the Ground Up […]

black rice

Forbidden Rice

Who wouldn’t want to try a food with the word “forbidden” in the name? I was perusing Thrive Market‘s rice options when I came upon forbidden rice. …Which is a fancy name for black rice. It was called “forbidden rice” in ancient China because only emperors could afford to eat it. It has some different […]

rosemary tea

Rosemary Tea and a German Pancake

Here are some recent kitchen adventures: I love the taste of rosemary, but I don’t often purchase it. So when I had some left over after I bought some recently, I decided to make some rosemary tea. I read that the herb provides many health benefits, so even better! I boiled some water, threw in […]