Archive for October, 2011

Pumpkin in the South: Photo of the Day

| October 31, 2011 | 3 Comments
Pumpkin in the South: Photo of the Day




Pumpkin cornbread with maple butter at The Pit in Raleigh, NC. Happy Halloween!

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What’s Really Scary – Apathy: Apple-Pumpkin-Ginger Soup

| October 31, 2011 | 6 Comments
What’s Really Scary – Apathy: Apple-Pumpkin-Ginger Soup




For those of you in the United States, Happy Halloween! What’s in store tonight? Ghoulish gummies? Mummified marshallows? Creepy chocolates? You know what’s scarier than lurching zombies and cackling witches? Apathy. By now, many of you know about the horrific, sad story of two-year old Yueyue, who died after sustaining injuries from a hit-and-run and […]

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Fresh for Kids Program: Class Act

| October 28, 2011 | 3 Comments
Fresh for Kids Program: Class Act




Sydney, Australia realized that children in primary schools were not eating enough fresh fruits and vegetables (seems like an issue all over the world). So 4 years ago, they began the Fresh for Kids Program to get schoolchildren to eat more fresh produce and to be more physically active. Supported by Sydney Markets and other […]

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Salad for One: Photo of the Day

| October 28, 2011 | 5 Comments
Salad for One: Photo of the Day




…or maybe two….

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Stuffed with Pumpkin

| October 27, 2011 | 4 Comments
Stuffed with Pumpkin




AUTUMN, is my favorite culinary month. Farmers markets from late August through October abound in gourds of all varieties and colors, and that just makes me happy. Persimmons, pomegranates and figs are in season which is a delight for my Mediterranean kitchen. Baked apple and pear pastries abound. Stuffed peppers, squash and cabbage frequent my […]

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Nutella, Baby (Pannekoeken)!: Photo of the Day

| October 27, 2011 | 3 Comments
Nutella, Baby (Pannekoeken)!: Photo of the Day




Ah, homemade pannekoeken (Dutch pancakes) with what else, but Nutella.

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French Roast Chicken: Photo of the Day

| October 26, 2011 | 7 Comments
French Roast Chicken: Photo of the Day




French country roast chicken – where the skin is perfectly crispy and the meat falls off the bone.

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Chicken Noodle Soup: Frank Food

| October 26, 2011 | 4 Comments
Chicken Noodle Soup: Frank Food




Frank food is a series that wants your opinion about what is FRANK food and what is FRANKENSTEIN food. Please share your opinion! You walk into the store and have to buy one. Which one is MORE FRANK to you? [polldaddy poll=5151635]

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Boston Dumplings: TidBit of the Day

| October 25, 2011 | 4 Comments
Boston Dumplings: TidBit of the Day




Want the perfect, plump, juicy soup dumplings? Head to Boston’s Chinatown and the Dumpling Cafe, across from Tufts Medical School. Make sure it’s the one on Washington Street. All sorts of dumplings, from soup dumplings to Duck dumplings in a thicker skin to Pancakes with beef and scallions. More than dumplings, pretty much everything is […]

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Vantra, Vital, Organic, and Vegan: TidBit of the Day

| October 24, 2011 | 5 Comments
Vantra, Vital, Organic, and Vegan: TidBit of the Day




When you think of London, you might think fish and chips, bangers and mash, but vegan? Organic? Gluten-free? Try Vantra, a pioneer in London for its goal to offer delicious food that is also good for the body – raw and gently cooked foods, free from MSG, GMOs, and artificial colorings. Located right in Soho […]

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