Latest Blog Posts

The press was buzzing this week with a recent survey from Chicago food industry research firm Technomic saying the recession is forcing shoppers to...
If you read Alison’s post back in July about Celiac disease, you know that wondering if you have some kind of gluten sensitivity is no fun. Like...
Each Saturday, my husband Lew and I go to the Portsmouth, NH farmer’s market and get hopelessly seduced by a slew of shamelessly tempting vegetables...
With summer in full swing in this area of the hemisphere, the topic of hydration is one of vital importance. Warm weather encourages people to be...
Iceland is one of the world’s last great wild sanctuaries with dramatic lava fields, spectacular, glistening glaciers, bubbling hot springs, and lush...
Hey everyone, do you make half your grains whole? Enter the “I Love My Whole Grains” contest , announced by Oldways and the Whole Grains Council to...
I hail from Wisconsin where the cow is king, and cheese is consumed in every conceivable form (Wisconsinites do not mess around when it comes to...
Mark your calendars! To build awareness that making healthy food and lifestyle choices can reduce the rise of chronic disease facing the Latino...
When most people think of soup, they think of huddling over a steaming bowl on a cold winter’s night. However, when the weather is hot, soups of the...
Appetizers, also known as meze in the Mediterranean region, are meant to whet the appetite. However, in the warm summer months sometimes all you need...
A nice sea breeze and the shade from this unusual Pantelleria onion tree kept us from turning delirious in the blistering midday heat, as we had a...
Nora Ephron’s “Julie & Julia” is hands-down one of the most delightful films I have seen in a very long time. From start to finish, it is sweet,...

Pages