Spice Island

Fresh from a rare side sojourn to Zanzibar—pinch me, Zanzibar!—after a work trip to Tanzania, I can still almost feel the hot East African sun on my face and taste the delectable Swahili delicacies that I could not try fast enough when I was there. Oh, but for more hours in the day—or for the…

Farm to Table, the Road Trip

A call from Kate’s sister for recipes that use lots of milk, needed for the copious output from her Jersey cows, leads to an invitation to come learn about cheese making. So we hit the road for Ohio and sister Kim’s mini-farmstead in Vandalia, outside of Dayton, where happy cows are milked to classical music,…