Beauty In the World Around Us

I have a few new favorite blogs, and there is a common thread among them: finding the beauty in life. Whether it’s having dessert for breakfast, finding a remarkable subway station in Paris, or finding oneself by interacting with the world, these blogs all share with their readers the beautiful things in life. Seeing the beauty of…

Kohlrabi: The Strangest Vegetable at the Market

So, I bought a Kohlrabi …simply because it looked weird. When I asked what to do with this strange-looking vegetable, the woman next to me said she slices it and adds it to salads; the farmer behind the table tells me it tastes great in slaw; some claim it tastes like brocoli stalks, others say a potato or an artichoke.…

pink, white sea, porcini, black, table salt

Hello Himalayan Pink Sea Salt. Goodbye Morton’s.

My daughter and I were at the Boise Co-op today, and she became intrigued by the Himalayan Pink Sea Salt. It reminder her of the salt Alton Brown used on one of his episodes, and she said it looked like “salt from a cave”. Of course, loving that she is a 10-year-old foodie, I returned…