Stream of Consciousness

Foodies

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Avocado toast

  For the past 5+ years I have been assailed from all sides by this term “foodie”. I dislike the word and stare slightly cockeyed at anyone who willingly uses that moniker to describe themselves. Supposedly, if you are a “foodie” you are willing to try and experiment with different foods and are open to new and […]

Stream of Consciousness

Phở is Not Your Foe!!!

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Enjoy a hot bowl of Pho anytime

Phởis not your foe!!! I am serious here folks. Though it makes me happy that everyone loves this yummy noodle soup from Vietnam, the actual name is being mangled!! Pronounce it like “Ph-uh?” Practice this ten times and see your server smile the next time you order correctly. I am not afraid to admit that I am a Phở […]

Recipe

Fall is the Best Season of Them All

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apples in fall

  Fall might be here finally. A “cold snap” has arrived. Autumn is my favorite season. The changing leaves, the brisk wind, and the pale cerulean skies make me happy. It is time for me to start using the oven and slow cooker more.  Squashes and root veggies are in season. When it’s chilly like this, […]