Month: January 2010

The Fruit Stand

It’s called Carol’s. It’s a few blocks and a pleasant walk from my office, and it has the best local produce in three counties. Okay, let’s make that ten counties. I’m feeling pretty good about […]

The Yards of Ellisville

This is a particularly frightening piece of yard art that I encounter on my walks around town. But then I get to look at this and feel better. Which is, strangely enough on the same […]

What's for Second Lunch?

Inspired by Billie Hara’s What’s for Lunch? series at ProfHacker, I thought I’d share a visual of what I had for second lunch today. Just in case this is a tough one for you, I […]

Deep South Vegetarian Does Game Day

If a southern woman can’t make a casserole out of it, it’s not worth eating. This holds true even for vegetarian dishes. In that spirit I give you Black Bean Burrito Casserole. I know I’ve […]

Don't Mess with Me; I'm Tweeting

Just a little sheline teching from Callie.

It's Alive!

Just as the rest of my environment looks like this… The mint in my yard looks like this… We’ve had freezes and floods and every kind of inclement weather. The world is shrouded in winter […]

Breakfast and the Art of Ethical Eating

Yes, this is one of those annoying “eat this, not that” posts. I’m on a quest to reduce the chemicals in my diet, to reduce the amount of fuel used to bring my food to […]

In Search of Local Produce

Had I read ahead by a couple of chapters in the Barbara Kingsolver book that inspired me to investigate locally produced foods, I would have reached the part where she says, “January is not the […]

Seasonal Food

Out searching for seasonal foods, this is what I found–my first Paul’s King Cake of the year. It may defy my rule of the prettiest food is the healthiest food, but it makes a great […]

Photography and Wellness

A friend asked me why I was suddenly so camera-happy, going around taking a crazy amount of pictures. Or maybe she didn’t actually ask. I could just feel her wondering. Either way, I answered, “I’m […]