Lion’s mane is a rock-star in the mushroom foraging realm. It’s easy to spot, easy to cook, there are no poisonous look-a-likes to worry about, and has incredible nutritious and medicinal qualities! What more could you ask for?...more
Looking for some great edible hostess gift ideas for the upcoming holidays? These ideas are fantastic options, whether you're headed to someone's house for a Thanksgiving or winter holiday feast, or going to visit relatives and don't want to show up empty-handed. Each one of them would be a welcome treat for whoever's welcoming you into their home.
I'm not quite sure how it happened, but it did. I woke up with chewing gum glued to my bare butt. Conundrum? You bet. First off I haven't chewed gum in days. Secondly, I'm not one to sleep naked. My guess is that the dog got in the trash and I'm just a crazy restless sleeper. If you have a better theory, or even one more entertaining, I'd love to hear it. In the meantime, make your own chewing gum....more
Recently, I've been to several weddings that offered terrific edible favors. My friends Susan and Don sent guests home with a jar of Old Bay Seasoning and Susan's recipe for crab cakes -- a perfect complement to their Ocean City, MD celebration. Here on the West Coast, my friends Roger and Michelle gave guests mint tea, a nod to their Moroccan-themed wedding and the restaurant where they first met.