Month: September 2008

A-p-p-l-e

Slice this:  the Honeycrisp organic apple.  The taste measures up to the size.  This was a cookery indulgence at $2.99/pound at Austin HEB this week.   It’s not easy to justify a bushel, but a pound of the Honeycrisp organic apple stretches all the way across a table.

Lookin’ for love . . . love in a lunch box

Food shopping is not a spectator sport. It’s a challenge to keep the love flowing around the table when we need to practice defensive grocery shopping. But shoppers at my Southwest Austin neighborhood grocery added a little love to their carts yesterday.  We were five-deep waiting our turn to select fresh produce.  The line looked like love on its way …

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The Whole Note

Does a place exist where everyone’s friendly, the surroundings are beautiful and the clock stops without worry? Whole Foods managed to consume my whole morning and absorb the whole family food budget for the week (possibly part of next’s week budget, too). Friends have sent warnings and they spoke spot-on of the temptation:  Whole Foods offers natural beauty in its …

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Relish This – Sweets for Soldiers

Shashana Davis sends your love and confection across the miles.  Shashana’s Spectacular Sweets made the news this month in “Relish Magazine.” Learn more about her “Cakes Ready to Eat” at http://www.relishmag.com/article/28725.html or drop by Shashana’s site at http://spectacularsweets.com/crecakesreadytoeat.html

Today’s temptation

While I was sleeping/packing/moving/unpacking/navigating a new city/writing/marketing/cooking/swimming/playing with the kids and weeding the garden, September snuck up on the calendar.  I’m just stating the facts.  These comments should not be taken as complaints! Back-to-school for the family means it’s time to learn a few new things around the cookery.  Why not try something a little …

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