My husband and I disagree on the necessity of balancing the five tastes: bitter, salty, sweet, sour and umami. This is the guy that says he's going off sugar and then justifies eating frosted Pop Tarts because they're "not dessert."
Cauliflower has come a long way since its days as a steamed vegetable covered in thick, viscous and suspiciously yellow cheese sauce. I wasn't ahead of the trend in accepting cauliflower at my dinner table.
If there is ever any truth to the rumors of canned pumpkin shortages around holiday time, you can assume it has something to do with me. I’m eating anything pumpkin throughout October, November and December — especially pumpkin pie.
While in high school in Portland, Ore., I frequented a Lebanese restaurant off the beaten path. I was proud of myself for finding such a great hole-in-the-wall brimming with adults who seemed to know about food. This was a time before Yelp left no stone unturned.
I'm one of those people who turns on the oven on a summery afternoon because I have a whim to make pizza from scratch. By the time friends are crammed into the house and eating, my kitchen feels like it's 550 degrees.
Right now, if I were to nick my thumb in the kitchen, I would probably bleed coconut milk. I can't remember the last time I didn't have coconut milk, and I run through my mega pack of the canned milk in no time at all, making people think I drink the stuff straight from the tin.
What do you think if Hawaii is picked to host the 2017 America’s Cup yacht race?
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