Adventures in Eating: Minestrone Soup

Last month my husband and I went out to dinner for his birthday. It was a cold and rainy night, and even after sitting down in the warm and comfortable restaurant, I was freezing. “Are you sure you want to keep your coat on?”, my husband asked. Not only did I want to keep my… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Pumpkin Stew with Lentils and Chard

Pumpkins are not just for Halloween, but for year-round cancer protection. Dai­ly, I read something about how certain foods aid in forestalling or eliminating certain diseases. Eating pumpkin is the latest scientific information regarding feeding our body machinery more effi­ciently to live a healthier life. I also just read where tests have shown that women… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Curried Eggplant Soup

It is rare when I can take a recipe just as it is and think it superb. Most times, I like to add and subtract ingredients and sort of make it my own thing, much like moving into a new home and redoing it to make it feel like your home. This recipe is an… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Chorba

“Chorba” is a word reminiscent of my childhood and a strong reminder of my Armenian roots. Mother often related sto­ries of her mother making a cauldron of “chorba” to feed the family of seven with a nu­tritious and economical meal. Soup is the closest translation I can give “chorba”. Yet it also connotes “hear­ty, satisfying,… read more »

Recipe: Halloween Squash Soup| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Halloween Squash Soup Rosemarie | September 1984 Torrance Airport, deemed one of the busiest airports in the world because of touch-and-go operations, is just a skip and a hop from our home. It must be said, that this airport is smack in the center of a large city and is not exempt… read more »