Seafood Gumbo

The roux for this gumbo toasts in the oven, and only requires occasional stirring.


Cook: Shrimp Fried Rice

I volunteer in a community garden in an area referred to as a “food desert.” Food deserts are low-income neighborhoods that do not have ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. The garden is organic and tended by the neighborhood’s residents, who volunteer their time as part of a kind of ‘sweat equity’ CSA.… Continue reading Cook: Shrimp Fried Rice

Cook – The Farmer’s Market Haul

I admit it. I have a crush on Marcus Samuelsson. Alas, he has a beautiful wife so I must content myself with reading his Facebook and Twitter updates. His tweet linking to a recipe for fresh corn polenta piqued my curiosity. I followed the link and read the recipe. It was so simple it was… Continue reading Cook – The Farmer’s Market Haul