Well hello again, finally! At last, I’m posting about India… During my time in the world’s second largest country, I ate, played and shopped. I also learned to cook south Indian specialties and made friends. For an unexpected bonus, the vacation helped me re-think my parents’ immigrant experience — with unexpected tenderness. This once-in-a-lifetime journey jelled when my daughter and …
For July 4th, I hauled my daughter and one of her friends up to Woodstock, N.Y. This town is more country hip than true hippie. But it was fun — especially since it’s so hard to get my teenager to spend time with me these days.
I love quinoa because it’s low-carb, high-protein — and makes a great substitute for rice. But only if you know how to cook it in my special way. Check out my recipes on this post, which are fast, easy, cheap.
I’m looking for something, mucking around in my feelings and the things I need to do — and be. Thank goodness for the people and cats who make up my community and keep me sane.
Buddha Bodai is a Chinatown outpost for the popular Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Flushing, Queens. The food here is cut above the norm. Worth trying!
How to make your own miso soup — cheap, fast and easy recipe. Japanese soup that’s homemade with nourishing tofu, seaweed, miso and scallions for garnish.