The Jungle Cooks – Nilgiri Mountains, India

You know the moment – the moment when pleasantries have been exchanged and the conversation wanes.  The obvious commonalities that often lead to deeper conversation don’t exist – parenting, work, etc.  There must be something we can talk about, common interests, passions. “Do you cook?”  In the United States this is a loaded questions and can almost… Read More The Jungle Cooks – Nilgiri Mountains, India

Brussels Sprouts? Who serves THOSE to guests?

A newly married couple in Germany, recently arrived from California, invited us over for dinner.  I knew these people, our new friends, appreciated quality food.  I was really looking forward to sharing their table.  Then she announced she would be serving Brussels sprouts.  Brussels sprouts?  Really?  Who eats Brussels sprouts, much less serves them to… Read More Brussels Sprouts? Who serves THOSE to guests?

On Food

God could have created iceberg lettuce and called it good.  Instead he created romaine lettuce, kale, collard greens, swiss chard, field greens, mustard greens and spinach – and called it all good.  God is the creative mastermind behind all culinary masterpieces.  He created the ingredients – the oils, spices, nuts, meats, fruits and vegetables –… Read More On Food

San Diego goat makes a tasty meal (yes, even you could make this at home)

{Warning: Graphic photos of raw goat meat contained in this article}  We don’t try to recreate Grandma’s perfect holiday feast for our family festivities.  We’re certainly not opposed to eating a traditional American feast, but we often just go with something we really like for a meal because we like it, not because it’s tradition.  My youngest brother,… Read More San Diego goat makes a tasty meal (yes, even you could make this at home)