Monthly Archives: May 2011

News You Can Use

Some real heavy hitters here. Michael Pollan has done a great job over the last few years enlightening us about how the American food industry and infrastructure works, how food gets from seed to plate. But the American agricultural industry … Continue reading

Posted in health, mental health, web links | 6 Comments

Be Happy

Posted in mental health, photography | 4 Comments

My new favorite pasta

I’m sure it’s just a coincidence, but lately I’ve been stumbling onto these “quick and easy” dinner ideas that are anything but. They promise 20 minutes of hands-on and 30 in the oven, and two hours later you’re still clarifying … Continue reading

Posted in pasta, tomato, web links | 9 Comments

Don’t worry … be happy

Pretty easy, in theory. Just be happy. Choose it, as it were, over the alternative. When presented with two options, happiness and it’s opposite, choose the former. Straight-forward, yeah? Ran into this via this. And perfect timing. For me, at … Continue reading

Posted in mental health | 19 Comments

Another Wordless Wednesday

Posted in photography | 3 Comments

Wordless Wednesday

Posted in photography | Leave a comment

Double Chocolate Almond Biscotti

2 cups flour (or, 1 cup all-purpose and 1 cup white whole wheat) ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 6 Tbs (¾ stick) unsalted butter, room temp (or half butter, half shortening, for an … Continue reading

Posted in baking, cookies, dessert, quick | 2 Comments