Foods with the Largest Carbon Footprint

  I think this is a great chart produced by the Environmental Working Group depicting the impact of our food choices on the environment. It is one more incentive, beyond our own personal health, to choose foods that have been produced sustainably. This starts with knowing where your food comes from, choosing local foods whenever […]

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” -Truman Capote

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” -Truman Capote Truman Capote’s quote appeals to me for many reasons. Perhaps in part due to the subtle food reference, but it’s mostly because it is so simple and yet, profound. I think about my own life and realize that there were many mistakes that I […]

Dill Butter

Sadly, I am missing my favorite farmer’s market today because I am stuck at the airport. It’s a long story as to why I am stuck here but let’s just say I’ve been here for QUITE awhile. For those of you headed out the the markets today, I suggest picking up a crusty loaf of […]

The Perfect Beach Salad

Looking for something easy and healthy for a hot day at the beach? Try a simple salad of sliced cucumber, tomato and onion tossed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Make it the night before and chill it in the fridge. Here’s some more healthy beach snack ideas: 1. Apples or carrots with peanut butter […]