Keep it simple: drying peppers, no tools required

If I started cooking today, I don’t know how I would find my way through the marketing, the cooking shows, each calling for specific tools to “succeed.” It’s no wonder that people throw their hands up and buy frozen dinners. I was cooking a lot, even as a student, when I was moving every few months, by bus and cab. You don’t need much to be successful in the kitchen.

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Where real food starts

Rea; food starts here
My community garden plot about mid-season, 2010.

This site is dedicated to replacing pre-prepared food with meals created from healthy ingredients, in your home. Most of my discussion and tips start at the supermarket, because that is where a vast majority of people obtain their food.

This is not a gardening site. However, I am an avid gardener, growing much of my own food, even though I live in the inner city. I am fortunate to have a 1200 sq. ft. community garden plot, and am planning to keep a journal on this site of my garden’s progress. I’m late this year, but that documentation will start soon. It will not be part of the main site, but rather a menu option for anyone who wants to connect with that part of the real food story.

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