This week at The Back Burner we are getting ready to celebrate spring with an adulation of cherries. Which sparked something in my ancestral memory. Something from very long ago. Back when I was a snooty Francophile. Watch what you are thinking I said WAS! I warn you though, this is not a cocktail per more »
I love spending a lazy weekend day, at home catching up, and making stock. I like to think of it as “healthy multi-tasking”. I get home things such as cleaning the toilets, organizing a cabinet, dusting away dust bunnies finished, and I have a big pot of comforting stock. From there, I have a meal more »
This Wednesday is Food Day, “a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” The incentive behind this movement is to promote safer & healthier diets, support sustainable and organic farming methods, reduce hunger, reform factory farms to protect the environment, and support fair working conditions for food & farm workers. My contribution to more »
When you think of meals to cool you off on a hot summer day, soup is most likely one of the absolute last items to come to mind. Yet the quintessential cold-weather staple doesn’t always have to be served piping hot. Case in point: gazpacho, vichyssoise, and this chilled avocado soup.