The Granary In our kitchen we have a shelf we call the “Granary”. It is mostly dried beans, and whole grains. After years of these
Addition of cloves makes the yams look so friendly! TT
The Mung Beans and the Rutabaga Two Unusual Ingredients Curry Favor!
I love the challenge of the CSA. Every Wednesday we get a bag of vegetables from a local farm and in our case it is
Celebrating the Big 5-0 at Willow
Last weekend was my 50th birthday. For months I had been preparing for this major rite of passage only to learn that it was really quite painless!
Casual Dinner with a Hint of Spring
Wednesday is the day we pick up the weekly CSA veggie bag. I’m always excited because there’s always something unexpected. It’s like a little contest
China Poblano by Jose Andres: The Safest Bet in Vegas!
I was in Las Vegas this week for a trade show, accompanied by my colleague and fellow-foodie, Fred Cain. On Wednesday Fred had the job of
Dressed Up Watermelon!
Trump Resort, Las Vegas Watermelon cubes with a pool of balsamic vinegar and a tiny cube of feta cheese on a bed of fresh thyme
Ahi Tuna Flatbread – Quick and Upscale
Just because it’s a busy weeknight doesn’t mean we can’t eat well! In little more time than a frozen pizza takes, you can be eating
Pesto Beets with Goat Cheese
Gernerally speaking I respect when people say they don’t like a certain food, and beets are not everyone’s favorite. I am not one to say,
Fresh in this week’s CSA bag are these white beets. I’m just about to post a recipe on regular red ones. I’ll keep you posted
Polish Food 101 – Galumpki
Polish Galumpki Although spelled with an “L”, my family always pronounced it “ga-wump-key”. It is Polish comfort food, hearty in the winter and durable in
Spaghetti Squash and the Lazy Man’s Lasagna
This week, fresh from the CSA was a large beautiful spaghetti squash. I wanted to do something creative with it besides the usual, cook, scrape
Amtrak Across the USA – Day 3 of 3
This post covers the final day of an Amtrak trip from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA. For previous posts see http://www.tonytrombly.wordpress.com After this posting I will return
Amtrak Across the USA – Day 2 of 3
This post covers the second of three days of an Amtrak trip from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA. For previous posts see http://www.tonytrombly.wordpress.com The final day will
Amtrak Across the USA – Day 1 of 3
My trip would take two train routes, the Capitol Limited from DC to Chicago and the California Zephyr from Chicago to San Francisco. I boarded the
Amtrak Across the Country! – Introduction
I’ve been looking forward to this trip for a long time. It seems like I am always just getting comfortable when someone tells me it’s time
Celery Root and Lentils, Really!
As members of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), we get a bag of seasonal, local vegetables every Wednesday. This time of year in Virginia, that