Today, July 31, marks the one year anniversary of the post that rebooted my efforts with my blog, Buen Provecho Amigos. What a year it has been–my marriage ended, my daughter was diagnosed with ADHD and recently my position at work was eliminated. But I’ve also made some new friends (Meg), I am learning how … Continue reading Happy blogaversary!
I am a huge fan of Malcolm Gladwell. I first read one of his books, “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants,” in the book club I belonged to at the time and I was hooked. He has a way of taking two disparate concepts and finding the link between them … Continue reading Memories etched by feelings and taste
I was recently talking to my friend Jim about cooking and food. He had read my blog about cooking with Keller and was curious about why Keller couldn’t use raw garlic instead of the roasted garlic that the mashed potato recipe called for, and why I urged him to use garlic powder instead of raw … Continue reading Gardeners and Herbs
If you follow my blog on a regular basis, you may recall that I’ve already bid adieu to my dream kitchen at least twice this year. I am starting to feel like Cher on her farewell tour because over the course of two consecutive weekends, I’ve had a return engagement at my kitchen to cook. … Continue reading An Assist in the Kitchen
Growing up as a first generation American I was aware of how different my experience was from my peers at school. My parents’ immigrant status, their other worldliness extended to me. It made me stand apart from my classmates because my home life—the language we spoke, the pop culture we consumed and the food we … Continue reading Cuba de mis sueños