Almond Lemon Polenta Cake
Almond Lemon Polenta Cake
Carrot and Coconut Dehydrator wrap

Dehydrator Wraps!


Deck of Cards

Country Roads

My Story

This is my story of dealing with the serious condition of GERD (Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease) that demanded I let go of so many foods that I love. This story has …

Bass with pouring salt

Fish Three Ways: Chapter Two SALT

One evening in Barcelona about 1983, my good friend Juan Antonio took me to a small, dimly lit restaurant in some small barrio. It was mysterious and seemed at the …

Ingredients for parchment

Fish Three Ways: Paper, Salt and Nage: Chapter One PAPER

Summertime is full blown as yesterday was Summer Solstice  and all of the wonderful stone fruits are arriving daily at our local Coop. One starts thinking about pairings of fresh …

Almond Lemon Polenta Cake

Almond Lemon Olive Oil Polenta Cake

I once had a marvelous Greek cookbook that had lots of beautiful pictures of whitewashed villages and blue seas and not many recipes. I remember reading about an olive oil …

Carrot and Coconut Dehydrator wrap

Dehydrator Wraps!

It is interesting to read my last post and see that I had promised to blog more frequently. That was 10 months ago. That is one long gestation period! A …

Zucchini ingredients 2

The Best Laid Schemes o’ Mice an’ Men

Maybe I am not blogging because I am busy developing recipes! I look back at the earlier posts and I have 3-4 each month until summer hit and it is …


Watermelon cooler and summer et al

I admire bloggers who have one post per week that arrives exactly on time. I guess I am not that blogger…..yet! It’s been a very busy summer and all the …

Oysters with chorizo

New ideas for grilling

June is here and the miracle of this beautiful planet Earth is so apparent as I wonder every day that Earth can be so brilliantly and achingly emerald green after …

Ramblas Vegie market

Eat your vegetables!

I have to eat vegetables, lots of them, cruciferous guys and dark greens being at the top of the list. Whenever I eat something that doesn’t agree with me, the …

Finished Scarpello

Chicken scarpiello

Spring can still be very cold and I am sometimes loathe to leave all of my winter comfort food behind. As April roars out (Mother Nature taunting us yet again), …


Head of the bed!

One of my friends said “more recipes please!” and yes, I could happily post recipes every day but there are other GERD topics that need to be addressed. One of …