Cooking Dinner in an Unfocused Way, or Ode to the Rice Cooker

I’m a multitasker in the kitchen life. If there are more than five minutes of lag time involved in a cooking task, I’m using it to switch out the laundry or run to the mailbox. That usually is fine until I find another thing that needs doing along the way, like putting away the laundry or … Continue reading Cooking Dinner in an Unfocused Way, or Ode to the Rice Cooker

Sikhism and Their Mission of Service for Others or How to Feed a Crowd 35,000 Meals a Day (Day 1 in India)

We arrived at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, via London, at 1:30 in the morning after twenty-four hours of travel and a big dose of nervous excitement.  The airport, much more modern than I had imagined, was unexpectedly crowded for such an early hour but apparently, early morning arrivals are common in this international … Continue reading Sikhism and Their Mission of Service for Others or How to Feed a Crowd 35,000 Meals a Day (Day 1 in India)

Thick Rolled Oats, Walnuts, and Summer Preserves: The Yummiest of Oatmeals

I volunteer at The Nashville Food Project, a non-profit in Nashville whose mission is to bring people together to grow, cook, and share nourishing food with the goal of cultivating community and alleviating hunger in our city. Occasionally, friends, restaurants, and neighborhood, school, and church groups call me after a function to ask if TNFP … Continue reading Thick Rolled Oats, Walnuts, and Summer Preserves: The Yummiest of Oatmeals