Delicious bacon cheeseburger and fries from Oakland-based artisan sandwich truck, Fiveten Burger.
Baked macaroni and cheese fresh out of the oven. I started with a bacon-fat based bechamel, added cheddar, colby jack, cream cheese, then topped with more shredded cheese, breadcrumbs, and spices. I always make extra because this goes fast.
The days are getting warmer and the wonderful weather requires we go outside to enjoy it. Here’s an idea for a way to revel in affordable luxury: try a simple picnic at a waterfall. Bring a bottle of champagne, perhaps some cheese and crackers, and someone you love.
From the garden to the market: lots of huge, bright red tomatoes for sale at a weekly neighborhood market in Istanbul, Turkey. It’s common practice for salespeople at the market to cut open their produce to show off its quality to their customers.
Yesterday I shared a tour of alternative healer Bronwyn Michaelis’ garden. Next weekend I’ll be sharing a look inside of my own garden, and offering tips for you to use in your own garden at home. You won’t want to miss it, follow me through tumblr to keep up with my daily food posts.
And have a wonderful Earth Day, hope you all get the chance to spend it outside. The weather here is wonderful!
Alternative healer Brownwyn Michaelis, of reikiyoga.com gave us a tour of her garden recently, showing off some of her favorite plants. She sat down with the chrysanthemums and told us about the benefit of spending time with nature, and how they can provide health benefits beyond just…
You can’t make a decent mojito without fresh mint, but if you live in the city or don’t have a garden getting a hold of and keeping fresh herbs may seem impossible. But it’s not.
With a little planning and the right supplies you can fill a planter box in your window with fresh herbs: basil, mint, sage, cilantro, or much more, with a footprint of only two feet. The best part is, you can get all the supplies and get started for less than 25 dollars.
Friday, finally! How about a mojito?