From Blossom To Plate

I’ve become reacquainted with apple trees this fall. The reunion has been splendid. It’s been a singular celebration of what the apple harvest signifies. The long season of the apple is not without its perils, but the reward is a simple pleasure.  The six month growth of the apple through their slow maturation during a…

Food Trucks Full of New Flavors

10/25/17 Food trucks have become a frequent often colorful sight not only in the biggest of cities but in medium sized cities as well, especially near places like college campuses. They are a great way for solo diners to expand our horizons at low cost and try specialty flavors that could become favorites. Food trucks…

Kitchen Hardware

10/18/17 Even with limited kitchen space and often not a lot of kitchen storage, a few pieces of cooking hardware are crucial for success in expanding your repertoire and increasing the variety of foods you prepare for solo meals.  For those of us who have worked in professional kitchens, the dollars spent on knives and…

The Perfection of Whole Fruit

10/11/17 The single serving portion of a banana or an apple is a sort of comfort food to those of us who often eat solo. It is there for us, ready to eat, with no waste or left overs. The perfection of a piece of fruit seems the ideal place to start talking about eating…