Step by Step Wisdom
Are We There Yet? Blog

Step by Step Wisdom

A clutch of tulips pushed out of the parched, rocky dirt in our backyard the other day. I marveled at their bravado and wondered what biomechanics were involved for those hardy green stalks to tunnel their way up out of the dark. I know —…

May 13, 2016
Zucchini Squash Fritters
Mexican Recipes Sauces Side Dishes

Zucchini Fritters with Avocado Crema

Sometimes it’s fun to have a side dish be the star of a meal. I often focus too much attention on the main entrée, neglecting the sideshow. Here, put these easy to prepare zucchini fritters in the spotlight. Drizzle with avocado crema, Latin America’s answer…

May 13, 2016
Mexican Chicken Soup
Mexican Poultry Recipes Soups and Stews

Mexican Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is found across the globe in most cultures and countries. Each version is a soup spoon’s worth of taste of any particular culture. Not unexpectedly, Mexican chicken soup showcases a satisfying and sultry blend of tomatoes, hot peppers and cilantro. This version features…

May 13, 2016
Earth Day - We're Just Passing Through
Blog Meditation

Earth Day – We’re Just Passing Through

As we dove into the back seat of the Toyota Prius, the car’s wiper blades lashed madly at the splatter of raindrops on our Über driver’s windshield. But we were good. What with the rain, and now having a few minutes to spare before our dinner reservation, it had…

April 22, 2016
Mushroom and Leek Omelette
Eggs Recipes Vegetarian Weeknight Quickie

Mushroom and Leek Omelette

If I had to name one food I could not live without, it would be the egg. Loaded with protein, packed with 13 essential vitamins and minerals and only counting in at 70 calories, this gentle-shelled organism is unique and powerful as an ingredient…

April 22, 2016