Monthly Archives: June 2011

Not Quite “Nuts” About Green Almonds

Ever tasted a green (unripe) almond?  I didn’t even know that green almonds existed, until my friend Linda Burnett, who writes a wonderful blog about Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, took me on a culinary tour of Roslindale. While … Continue reading

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Does Family Vacation Food Have to Be Unhealthy?

When I became a pescovegetarian back in the ’70s, it was really hard to find food I wanted to eat when I was traveling.  These days, I’m able to find tasty, healthy, local food in most cities.  Sadly, this is … Continue reading

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A Whole Grains Cookbook Everyone Can Savor

I can’t even pretend to be objective about Maria Speck’s new cookbook, “Ancient Grains for Modern Meals” because a) Maria’s a long-time friend; b) she let me test a couple of the recipes; c) the recipes are creative, delicious, and … Continue reading

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