FOOD FOR THOUGHTS
Recipes and pondering
Shepard's Pie, The ultimate Snowstorm meal, your way.
Its is a whole entire 18 degrees out. BRRR. I think you know where I'm going with this. I don't know about you but I'm making Shepard's Pie. The first time I tasted this I was in Salisbury, England. Also referred to as Cottage Pie, I was swept away, as I have been from day […]
Welcome 2021, Something Special for YOU.
While this year has been difficult, there are still plenty of things to be grateful for and to look forward to. What's been going on behind the scenes here at Its More Than Just Food, is a lot of study in to healing foods and experimenting (as I always do ) on healthier alternative food […]
Crones and Scones, How it Started
This literally started unexpectedly, as I was making a batch of gluten free scones. This year I turned 65, complete with Medicare bombarding my inbox and snail mail. Age is just a number, and although I believe this to be true, I realized something was different. We were in pretty much lockdown for months. I […]
Why It's More Than Just Food
Welcome! Here you see a bowl of soup. But its the spoon that invites us in for a further taste. Food, we need it to survive, but we also can use it to thrive. Our very first connection to another human is through food. Food is in every part of our lives from celebrating a […]
Why Online Dinner Companions May Be the Cure For Loneliness
You know I talk about what is Culinary Medicine all the time. But maybe the medicine isn't what we eat, but having someone to eat with.
Kasha Varnishkas ( Kasha with bowties) The Ancestral Jewish Kitchen
No holiday would be complete in my home without Kasha Varnishkas. It is an acquired taste for some because of its texture and nutty flavor. You could say this is truly Jewish soul food. It's my mothers favorite. My tribute to her is at the end of this blog. I would be remiss if I […]
The Importance of The Ancestral Kitchen. My Grandmothers Bowl
There is no time like now to explore the Culinary history of our ancestors. With rich Black history literally being unearthed from the depths of a deliberately silenced history book, I see a lot of my friends turn to the women in their families and community that led the way in the kitchen and beyond […]
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