Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Pure and Simple

Do you ever wake up from a dream that is so good that you try to force yourself back to sleep so you can finish it?  That’s how I felt about the cauliflower soup I had at one of my favorite lunch spots recently.

Eduard, the chef/owner, prides himself on his vegan (not something I generally gravitate towards) purees.  He swears he never uses potato to thicken or enhance his soups.  So, when I asked Eduard what made it so flavorful, he coyly smirked at me as only this particular French Moroccan can do.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

How I Love Pasta

I’m sure I’m not the only one, but if I could eat pasta for every single meal, I would. Even brown rice pasta, millet, farro, barley, couscous, quinoa, whatever. As long as it’s a carbohydrate that I can combine with a sauce or fresh ingredients, I want it.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Try it. You Might Like it.

A few things about my dad: he grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, attended Oklahoma State University, and still proudly wears black and orange on game days in support (in the privacy of his own home of course; dreadful color combination any day other than Hallow’s Eve).

Oh, and he hates asparagus.

Truly, truly hates asparagus.

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