Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts – 10/21/13

Modern technology, namely, our cell phones, give us a new angle on the world around us. We see with new eyes. We look at a dish and find curves and colors we had not noticed before. It is as though objects have become landscapes to explore. We step right in. We can barely resist. Take… Continue reading Random Thoughts – 10/21/13

Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts – 5/14/13

The act of cultivating flowers, like cultivating fruit, can be traced back to Ancient Egypt, around 3,000 years BC. In fact, the first, most detailed botanical records date back to that time. Evidence of the use of cut flowers as ornamental objects can be found in paintings since ancient times. Flower arrangements have adorned dining… Continue reading Random Thoughts – 5/14/13

Food Facts & Lore, Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts – 5/3/13

We build cities and sky scrapers, roads that allow us to travel fast and smoothly, highways to transport merchandise from coast to coast, towns holding everything we need: all the food, things, activities, establishments and spaces that make modern life possible. Anything wrong with that? Absolutely not. We recreate the world every day. Do we… Continue reading Random Thoughts – 5/3/13