Sometimes, just for a few seconds, walking seems like fun. Sometimes. If your body is out of shape, your joints ache, your bulging disks pinch and your throat makes little gurgling sounds at each step, not so much. Some fortunate people are born athletic, strong and competitive. I was not. Granted, I was a tomboy, climbing trees, riding […]Read more "Focus and Footsteps … Aches and Achievements"
With respect to my last post, I shall continue on the subject of healthy cooking, specifically with my own attempt on healthier living. Thus, this post will become a highly personal narrative, all about me and my current struggle to loose some weight, while continuing to eat well and remaining my customary, sedentary, geeky self. […]Read more "To Weigh In or Not …"
You love chips, don’t you? If you happen to be British, it’s crisps you love … Germans love Kartoffelchips and our French brethren are enamored with chips as well, just like my neighbors in Costa Rica, who adore papas in all its manifestations, including patatas fritas, chips – not to be confused with papas fritas, french fries. Everyone […]Read more "Kartoffelchips – Mes Chips – Las Patatas Fritas or DKK’s-Funky-Chips"
My most beautiful cornbread yet 🙂 Corn, one of the staples of a traditional Southern diet, originated in Native American cooking and spread by way of African-American soul food and through the cocinas of Latin America, ultimately becoming firmly rooted in kitchens of the American South. Actually, I think it’s fair to say, throughout the […]Read more "Maïze … by any other name … still corn"
Goodbye reindeer, eggnog, carols and the occassional steer … … hello 2013! New Year’s Day has dawned. After the Rose Parade and before the Rose […]Read more "Mensaje Número Uno de 2013"