I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.
Visiting Woodstock, N.Y. on July 4th
July 5, 2010
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.
March 9, 2010
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.
Gray day reflections as the fall semester ends
December 5, 2009
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.
Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Chinatown!
October 18, 2009
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!
Fast & easy recipe: how to make miso soup
December 31, 2008
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.