Warm Comfort

Every so often I feel a need for comfort food. You know what I mean; we’ve all been there. The pangs that won’t go away. Generally speaking, I like to keep it healthy. I have a Vitamix and a slow juicer on my kitchen counter and I use them regularly. I have chopping boards and and…

Short-lived Shortcake

There is a reason why I seldom go out for coffee in Los Angeles. This town can’t be trusted. Just when I find a barista who knows her way around  a cappuccino, the joint disappears. Out of business and forever gone from my particular corner of the universe. I have lived in my neighborhood for better than…

Petit-déjeuner

It’s the simple things that have the greatest impact. Breakfast is a simple thing that you do not want to get wrong. It’s a form of meditation that sets the tone for the day. It is my belief that the civilized world would actually be civilized, if people knew how to start the day. There…

Driven to Distraction

It should be noted that I am not the writer I would like to be. I refer not to the quality of my writing, but to my demeanor and focus. I would like to be the sort that goes into a trance and loses herself in creativity. The sort that forgets to bathe, dress for…

One love

Part of treating myself well involves how I eat. I eat out several times during the week but my best meals are consumed at home and alone. I set a table for one and I enjoy my time with myself. I have said this before and I cannot help it. I don’t need to help…

Something Sacred

Someone recently referred to me as a foodie. While I don’t consider the reference a total insult, I must say it doesn’t actually describe my relationship with food. As far as I’m concerned, the word better describes the person who is always on the hunt for the latest food trends and will try anything once. This…