Do you celebrate, recognize or enjoy Christmas? In the lands largely touched by Christianity (and some unexpected regions too as evidenced through my December travels) Christmas seems to be truly global in its various manifestations. Whether it’s a snowy cold holiday in the Northern Hemisphere, a bbq beach affair in the Southern Hemisphere or festively … More Meatless Monday – Do you Christmas?
A plethora of pumpkin and squash. When life gives you pumpkin, make soup. From left going counter-clockwise, honey nut squash, butternut squash and Jamaican pumpkin. Gourds are a hallmark of autumn cuisine and Thanksgiving meals. This year I cheated and bought most of my holiday meal but I couldn’t resist buying any squash that took … More Meatless Monday – Happy Thanksgiving 2018!
Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day often confused with Mexican Independence Day (actually September 16) and popularly characterized as a Mexican St. Patrick’s Day. The day actually recognizes the unlikely victory of an underdog Mexican army against the French on May 5, 1862 in the Battle of Puebla. While some people may use this … More Cinco de Mayo and a lime