Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

Treehugger provides advise for smart eating.Click here is their list of toxic fruits and vegetables to be aware of and to try to buy the organic variety. They highly recommend always buying organic. I agree with this logic and wisdom.

Martha Payne – Food Blogger – Journalist at 9 – Gets to Blog Again!

Martha Payne understands what a healthy meal is, she decided to take a deep hard look at her school lunches. Martha’s findings will astound us but not surprise us. She blogs the results of her lunch research in her food blog “NeverSeconds“. Martha is smart and clever – she created a rating scale called food-o-meter in which she reviews: Mouthfuls … Read More

LOL Sleep Deprivation & National Donut Day

I would have never guessed, but these researchers took the time to study the affects of sleep deprivation and the impact on National Donut Day. The real thrust of the research lays in the finding that lack of sleep has an impact on what you eat. Which makes complete sense, lacking sleep will cause your judgement to be impaired making … Read More

Happy Memorial Day

Wishing you all a wonderful Memorial Day weekend to you and all of our soldiers who served us so well.

New Year’s Eating Resolution

I have a good feeling about 2012. Most people I know would ask me to quantify my feeling. I will do so by saying I’m more than 75% sure the world is not going to end on the Mayan calendar, leaving 25% probability that it could occur. Being  realist I’m certain there’s so much more we need to learn before things come … Read More

Ringing 2012 with Glamorous Cocktails

Happy New Year! I have good feeling about 2012! Despite reports of doom/gloom. I think 2012 is going to set the steps for our future. Let’s kick this off by celebrating what we learned from the past by something new and exciting to clang our glasses too. These deliciously looking cocktails are created and inspired by Julien Pieras [The Twinkle] … Read More

Happy Holidays – Cupcakes

I am a fan of delicious cupcakes. I could not resist these, Holiday specialty cupcakes by Richard Ruskell, executive pastry chef at Montage Beverly Hills. These cupcakes are beautifully gift wrapped in deliciousness. Richard Ruskell is celebrity chef and most recent winner of Food Network’s Last Cake Standing, started offering specialty cupcakes which use seasonal flavors and ingredients. These special … Read More

Less is More – The Kitchen: [Next Door] Boulder, CO

If you’re a minimalist and love an unpretentious environment “The Kitchen: [Next Door]” is for you —and apparently for me. As you enter the sparely furnished dining area you can’t help to take note of the modern French influence on the decor. As I approached the interior I could smell something delicious is cooking – indeed it is. It’s not … Read More

Thumbs Down for H.A.N.D!

We were hoping to bite into some savory juicy burgers “Americain” at H.A.N.D. (Have A Nice Day) in Paris. But we were all disappointed. The burgers were mediocre, there was hardly any cheese on the cheese-burgers, the cokes were flat, the onion rings looked like they were frozen Oreida, the milk shakes were watery and my strawberry cupcake tasted like … Read More

My 1st Key Lime Pie

And then I turned to the Desserts section of my “Pulitzer Cookbook” to finally create a 1978 NY Times recipe for Key Lime Pie. I was a little shocked as I was creating it as this recipe calls for 5 egg yolks and condensed milk with some lime juice mixed in. The meringue top half is 5 egg white and … Read More