December 2009

During the second half of my sophomore year at New York University, I spent a semester studying abroad in Paris, and it was easily one of the best...
Then Now I walked out into the water and turned around to look back at the coast line and at what our troops must have seen as they jumped into the...
(image via ) Holiday traditions may vary from family to family, country to country, and continent to continent, but there is one thing that doesn’t...
Ok, so maybe that blog title is a little misleading. I was not throwing fish at people on the streets of the Big Apple last Wednesday, and don’t...
( image via conor lawless ) Calvados is an apple brandy from the French region of Lower Normandy. Spirits, say many people, “are just too strong.”...
Homemade gifts are a wonderful expression of your friendship and care — and they have the added benefits of showing your creativity at an affordable...
(photo via MarthaStewart.com ) Give your tried-and-true recipes a Mediterranean makeover by adding new flavor accents. Balsamic vinegars, spices,...
(photo via dkimages ) We are all supposed to know that cheese is an old “made food” that we humans still eat because the wandering nomads, the...
Alison EDIT: Isn’t that the best blog post title EVER? I know, of course it is. Here at Oldways , we know the holidays can get a little hectic, and...
As the holiday baking season approaches, the Whole Grains Council is making sure that the Pastry Chef in Chief has the resources he needs to offer the...