Category Archives: Hungry Passport

Mr. Cabbage Buys a First-Class Ticket to Decadenceville

Last week’s blog entry on cabbage drew interest from people who wanted to know how to give it the bacon and maple treatment. Here’s the recipe I devised… Bacon Maple Cabbage Makes 8 servings The Internet has loads of variations … Continue reading

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Cabbage Gets a Spring Makeover

“Arrright, Cabbage! Your days in this bin are numbered!” “Nooo, Mr. Carrot. Listen to me, Mr. Celery, just ’cause I ain’t a member of the Mirepoix Gang don’t mean I ain’t got no place here!” (Yeah, I know. I really … Continue reading

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Earthquake Preparedness for the Gourmet Minded

Every time there’s a spate of earthquakes it sends me scrambling to our emergency stash to see how everything is holding up and what might need replacing or adding to; to take note of where the tent, sleeping bags and … Continue reading

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Garden Mystery Solved

For ages I’ve wondered what force of the Universe was leaning down and spitting on my herbs when I wasn’t looking. Something hateful and spiteful (and spitful?) and totally jealous of my expert herb-growing abilities, I was sure. You’ve wondered … Continue reading

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I spoke too soon…

As if to proclaim me a liar-liar-pants-on-fire, the arbor vine has decided to put on one heck of a show and gift us with a bounty of grapes. If you’ll recall, just a few weeks ago I bemoaned those dried, … Continue reading

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