What’s the difference between a pancake and a flapjack? The answer depends on where you live. In the U.S., there is basically no difference. In Great Britain, however, a flapjack can be a traditional pancake, an apple turnover, or a sweetened oat bar.… Continue reading
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If you were trapped on a desert island and could only have one spice, what would it be? Remember you can get salt from the ocean, so skip that. So many things come to mind, right? Couldn’t do without garlic maybe, or cayenne, or so many of the other spices we take for granted.
It’s funny, and a little sad, how programmed we are by marketing. When I say pudding, if you’re a citizen of the U.S., you immediately think Jello. Its been programmed into our heads, along with Googling, Xeroxing and the many other corporatisms that have embedded themselves in our language.… Continue reading
This post is a bit of a cheat in that this recipe pretty much came from the side of a bag of organic sprouted beans I found at Costco. I used cilantro and lime rather than parsley and lemon. I added more cucumber and increased the cumin, but pretty much stayed with everything else they suggested.… Continue reading
It used to be that when I heard the term Caesar Salad what came to mind was a picture of Julius Caesar reclining on an imperial sofa and eating a, you guessed it, Caesar Salad. For some reason I always assumed that the Caesar Salad originated with those long dead Roman emperors and funneled down through the ages.… Continue reading
In the never ending search for the perfect pancake, this is yet another entry. If you Google “pancake recipe”, you get about 4.75 million hits. That’s a lot of recipes for such a simple thing as a pancake, but it also reveals just how many ways simple things can be changed around to suit your specific wants or needs.… Continue reading
I am always on the lookout for new places that are healthy and good to eat at. Even though I live in a suburb of Washington and Baltimore, it’s still tough to find a place that doesn’t make you compromise in some way with ingredients.… Continue reading