Sustainability revisited

Posted by on September 18, 2013 at 10:15 pm

Sustainability is one of those  words that invites discussion. I’m not thinking about environmental policy or continuous business improvement. Or even the source of our seafood. What I’m playing around with these days is how to sustain the commitment to healthy eating day by day while juggling the realities of work and family. We got off […]

Two keepers for the Thanksgiving season

Posted by on November 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm

By now you know I took a holiday in the kitchen last week. But I did stumble upon two amazing recipes that will forever be stashed in my Thanksgiving file, along with all my various November issues of Bon Appetit, Food&Wine and Gourmet dating back to 1994. The first: Mediterranean salad with pomegranate and prosciutto.  […]

Friday night flame-out

Posted by on May 10, 2010 at 7:09 pm

A pattern has been brewing for a while in the schema of meal-planning: Despite the best intentions I lack interest in cooking on most Friday nights. We rarely go out on Fridays, preferring to end a busy workweek with a relaxing evening at home.  But that tempo is reflected in the kitchen as well. The […]

Happy cow, cranky boys

Posted by on April 30, 2010 at 9:42 pm

This week’s meals were a mash-up of simplicity and duplicity with mixed results, to no surprise. We started out easy with salmon burgers on Monday.  No problem there.  By Tuesday fish sauce worked its way into the ingredient list.  It was noticed. Kale showed up on Wednesday and was largely ignored by the boys. Then, […]

Friday night fish – 396 options and more

Posted by on April 23, 2010 at 2:35 pm

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m pondering dinner plans.  Fresh fish feels right. Just discovered our local fishmonger has 396 recipes listed on his website. And then I have a few new apps on the iPhone that are begging for attention: Whole Foods recipes; Big Oven; Epicurious. Decisions, decisions. Stay tuned for results!