Summer Heirloom Tomatoes

Summer Heirloom Tomatoes

Here is a humble breakfast of left over sake and miso marinated salmon with ochazuke, fresh and pickled vegetables.  It is transformed into something very special with the addition of sliced Purple Cherokee heirloom tomatoes.  So delicious.  So much umami. Umami is...
What Happened To All That Cabbage?

What Happened To All That Cabbage?

Wilted cabbage goes great with hot browned sausage.  It was the primary side dish I served on this particular night, and it was made from part of the big cabbage purchase almost 7 weeks ago.  Just so you know, this photo was taken quite a while back.  It was not made...
Got Cabbage?  Organic, of course…

Got Cabbage? Organic, of course…

I gave a Tweet last week about organic cabbage on sale at Sprouts market only 49 cents per pound.  I hope you got yours.  The sale ended yesterday, but not before I sent out another reminder Tweet.  Twitter is usually the way I will share information about produce...
Brewed Tea in Irvine

Brewed Tea in Irvine

I’d like to share a new tea experience I had not far from where I live. I have a very dear and considerate friend I walk with once a week, and knowing my interest in tea, she told me of a new place that actually brews tea to order.  After our walk this morning...