About once a month I travel “down the mountain” to Greenville, South Carolina to appear on Your Carolina (WSPA-TV) . Before driving back to Asheville I stop to see my friends at Swamp Rabbit Café located next to the Swamp Rabbit Trail in downtown Greenville. I’ve know Jac Oliver and Mary Walsh, the owners of Swamp Rabbit Café,… Continue reading Sweet Success with Postre Sea Salt Caramel Sauce
The Scientific Report for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015.asp) has just been released and will be in comment phase until April so it will probably be late summer or early fall before the official 2015 Dietary Guidelines are made public. Once again I see people proclaiming the benefits of Brazil’s Dietary Guidelines… Continue reading Dietary Guideline Envy-Are the Guidelines Greener/Better in Another Country?
We are hunkered down as Snowmaggedon 2016 aka Winter Storm Jonas aka Snowpocalypse envelops the house in a swirling curtain of snow. Trees in the yard – white out sky We can usually see the mountains from our kitchen window but today the sky is white just beyond our neighbor’s fir trees, their branches dipping towards the… Continue reading #Snowpocalypse Stew
I am long overdue in posting this but my good intentions were sidetracked by Christmas so…better late than never! For the past few years I’ve been making food gifts for some of my work colleagues. Usually it’s been spiced Georgia pecans but this year I decided to try my hand at ….(drum roll please…..) Cranberry Pistachio… Continue reading Cranberry Almond Pistachio Granola