Intimidated by the Thanksgiving Turkey?

Cartoon by Juan A. Horrillo Do you feel intimidated by the thought of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? You are not alone. For many years, cooking was very far from my mind and baking a turkey was the farthest! Cooking techniques and ingredients were foreign concepts. Growing up there was always someone else thinking about cooking. Years went…

Give Directly. Commemorating one month of My Food Stories

A month has passed since I started this blog. Thinking about how to commemorate this milestone, I decided to dedicate this post to “Give Directly” http://www.givedirectly.org , a foundation helping families in Kenya. You can now reach GiveDirectly ( http://www.givedirectly.org/ ) from my blog main page, under Blogroll. Back on August 23, I had listened to an NPR show with…