When You Travel Do You Like To Visit Local Supermarkets?

I do! It’s one of my “musts” when I travel anywhere. I enjoy searching for regional faves and “exotic” items that I can bring home to experiment with later. Local supermarkets are also a great place to buy gifts for your family and friends.
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Street Food In Toronto’s Chinatown

I love watching the flurry of activity on the streets of Toronto’s Chinatown. The dumpling makers, curb-side herb sellers, the many hands selecting their choice fruits and veggies… oh and roasted duck.
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What In The World Are Banana Blossoms & More Importantly, How Do You Eat Them!?

You know when you happen upon something unfamiliar and then you encounter it repeatedly? I called it serendipity or fortunate happenstance, but science has another term for it, the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon. Mine is currently banana blossoms. Keep Reading!

Creamy Polenta and Mushrooms

We made it to my favorite season, yet I’m getting the feeling that Mother Nature has skipped over the best parts and headed straight to the cold weather! I’ve armed myself with my warmest hoodie sweatshirt, Smartwool socks and one of my favorite meals – polenta with mushrooms to break that chill! Keep Reading!

We eat what we are or perhaps what we want to be.


In discussion with friends the topic of guilt and food choice has arisen on occasion. Notably, the mutual experience of remorse that transcends us as grocery shopping onlookers, judge, based on the items in your shopping basket.
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A few of my favorite…FOOD FILMS.

It’s that time of year when darkness falls early, cold weather chill sets in and some nights just couldn’t get any better than an evening indoors with a big mug of hot chocolate and a good movie.  Below is a listing of my favorite films in regards to food.  Bon Appetit!

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