Fast Food: Who Is To Blame

Today on Momversation my friend Rebecca asks who is to blame for Fast Food, is it us? Is it the food giants? I adore Maria, and she tells it like it is. Her family occasionally has fast food, and she’s not apologizing for it. As you know, I have strong opinions about what food belongs in our bodies. What I really want to know is what you think. Do you eat fast food? Does the quality of food worry you? What about obesity? What would your video look like? Watch …

Mussels In Clear Broth As A Treat For My Son

Since the kids are still on Spring Break I’m doing the unthinkable. I’m taking my children with me to the grocery store. It’s not unthinkable because they are ill mannered, it’s unthinkable because they are my children, with my tastes. I have a daughter who will stand next to me in her nightgown dipping a spoon into a small jar of golden caviar, her eyes light up as they pop in her mouth. I have a son who knows that grass fed organic beef is the only sort worth eating, …

Win $100 Vons Giftcard

Last week my friend Erin won a $1,000 gift card from Vons. Yep, $1,000 just for running through the store and preparing (not cooking) dinner for four, for $25 or less. You can read about it in today’s Daily News. I don’t have a thousand dollars for anyone, but I do have a hundred. Here are the rules: Create a family dinner for $25 or less Post your recipe and the ingredients on Whrrl Handmade LA will be judging, that means my friends can enter (except you Jeff Rago, cuz …

Sushi, The Environment and My Brother: Three Things I Love

Yesterday this appeared in my inbox fromiPhoneGran‘s favorite child my brother: I don’t know if you remember my Sushi place in Seattle (I don’t remember if you ever went). In any case, over the last decade they have become friends of ours and fed us meals beyond belief. Recently, Hajime has decided to only serve sustainable fish. Partly because it’s the right thing to do and partly because he (as do I) want fish like Bluefin tuna to be around to eat in the next few years. There’s a lot …