Tag Archives: cravings

Chasing Flavor

Any minute now my postman is going to arrive with my new Stovetop Smoker. I’ve been getting ready for it’s arrival; I have been brining a half chicken since yesterday, I have some St. Louis Ribs that have been dry … Continue reading

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What Anyone Might Do After All This Rain

So yesterday was Tuesday, and another rainy day here in Philly. It has rained so much, my coleus have doubled in size, but my verbena is simply drowning, and I’m not sure it’s going to make it. It’s raining so … Continue reading

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I Promise to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables!

When first read The China Study by T. Colin Campbell one of the things I took away was the idea that rather than try to remove things from your diet, you add more and more plant based food, which will … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup on a Super Hot Day

I feel lousy today. After a weekend of fun, and riding the subways of NYC I guess I picked up some bug. It is a steamy day here, not really a day you’d want soup, but when I feel like … Continue reading

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Semi-Constant Craving

Most people have a preference for sweet or salty, soft or crispy, mild or spicy.  I love salty and crunchy and I really love fried chicken.  Shortly after I moved into the house I live in now, the city, and … Continue reading

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Do We Really Need Willpower?

In the past few years, willpower has been getting more and more attention. From blogs to news articles all of which point to our limited ability to exercise constant decision making of all kinds, including choosing a salad over a … Continue reading

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Cooking for One

Ideally, eating is a social event. For me, meals are better shared with someone, and savored with conversation and companionship. Many of my meals however are eaten in solitude. I have friends who are happy to eat a bowl of … Continue reading

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