Archive for December, 2011

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program: Class Act

| December 30, 2011 | 4 Comments
Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program: Class Act




The New Mexico Farmers’ Market manages 64 markets through New Mexico. Including its WIC, EBT, and CSA programs, the Market works to ensure the state’s elderly residents also have access to fresh produce. The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is open to seniors age 60 and over who live at or below the Federal poverty […]

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Poundcake: Photo of the Day

| December 30, 2011 | 3 Comments
Poundcake: Photo of the Day




A warm and inviting mid-morning eat before the beginning of a new year: thick slices of rich, buttery poundcake with thick hot chocolate.

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The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

| December 29, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan




Think humans use plants? Think again: Pollan gives a fascinating look at how four common plants have co-evolutionized with humans.

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Celebrate with Shochu: Photo of the Day

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Celebrate with Shochu: Photo of the Day




Celebrate the new year with shochu, a Japanese distilled spirit.

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Holiday Wine: A Story of Family

| December 29, 2011 | 3 Comments
Holiday Wine: A Story of Family




Mine ain’t a family of wine snobs.  That’s not to say my relatives don’t have fantastic taste (they do!), but—as this holiday season has reminded—we all have different criteria when it comes wine.  Dad, for example, enjoys a good drop but he’s also happy drinking wine that has sat open for a week.  Grandfather likes […]

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The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner

| December 28, 2011 | 2 Comments
The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner




We Zomppas love this book. Another one of those few who really changed how we eat and live about areas around the world with a high concentration of healthy folks over 100.

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Welcome to Neda’s ABCs!

| December 28, 2011 | 2 Comments
Welcome to Neda’s ABCs!




Come over to the Zomppabus for a big welcome to Neda’s ABCs! Welcome to Neda’s ABCs from Zomppa on Vimeo.

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Churros in a Bag: Photo of the Day

| December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments
Churros in a Bag: Photo of the Day




What beats freshly-made churros tossed with sugar?

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My Foodie ABC: A Little Gourmet’s Guide by Puck

| December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments
My  Foodie ABC:  A Little Gourmet’s Guide by Puck




Written by Puck, Illustrated by Violet Lemay A bright and cheery book that teaches the letters of the alphabet and gastronomical terms to burgeoning foodies

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Old Spitalfields Market: TidBit of the Day

| December 27, 2011 | 2 Comments
Old Spitalfields Market: TidBit of the Day




When people think of London, they often think of Harrods and Selfridges. One shopping area that cannot be overlooked is Old Spitalfields Market, one of London’s oldest markets. In addition to fantastic young designers, it is also home to many independent cafes and food vendors. Right off of the Liverpool tube station, this market is […]

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