Food

Indian cuisine has always fascinated and inspired me.  I come from a large extended family with roots strongly set in the British Empire and their colonies.  My Granddad and his siblings scattered around the globe as railroad engineers, some moving to Australia, others to South Africa, and most to India….

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Pork Fried Rice

One of the best things I ever did was learn how to cook ethnic food.  Thai, Indian, and Chinese are VERY popular in our house and are so much fun to make.  My husband and I have been making variations on this fried rice for years – every batch is…

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First thing’s first – What the heck is jicama?! Jicama is a tuberous root vegetable, indigenous to the Americas (mostly central and southern).  The texture is akin to a raw potato or an unripe pear – very crisp and slightly sweet, with the tendency to take on the flavor of…

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Let me make one thing very clear – I LOVE VEGETABLES. I love the way they taste.  I love to cook them.  But most of all, I love to BAKE them. Baking with vegetables is easy and an amazing way to add nutrients to your day, especially if you have…

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Lemon Squash Cornbread

I currently have an abundance of yellow squash at my house.  Between my selections from the farmers market and my boss bringing me fresh veggies from his neighbor’s farm, I have been racking my brains about how to make something different.  I like yellow squash but I eating sautéed garlic squash…

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