Healthy Variety

“Eat like a vegan… and eat meat.” -Kelly Starrett Some people seem to be able to eat, drink, and smoke whatever they want with no ill effects. I am not and have never been one of those people. My metabolism had always been slow. I have always gained weight easily and found difficulty keeping it…

The Soup That Heals

Food has the power to make us feel loved and appreciated. There is something about a hot home-cooked meal, served with love, that has the power to soothe, heal, and reinvigorate. To be handed a steaming bowl of soup on a cold day, after working long hours, cuts through the aches, the pains, and the…

Quality, Satisfaction, and More

One of the primary influential factors on our level of satisfaction is quality. When a product, service, or experience is of high relative quality, we tend to be more easily and long-lastingly satisfied by it. Conversely, if a product, service, or experience is of low relative quality, we tend to be less satisfied by it….

If You Want To Eat, Learn How To Cook

Growing up, we rarely ever ate fast food. My mother cooked, my grandmothers cooked, and we had family dinner every night, with Sunday dinner and holiday dinners sometimes at my grandparents’ houses. That is not to say that we did not have junk food or snacks, but most of the food we ate was homemade….

Comfort Food: Homemade Cambodian Rice Soup (Babaw)

Comfort Food: Homemade Cambodian Rice Soup (babaw) with chicken, pork, and rice noodles. The broth is made from chicken stock, dried shrimp, and dried scallops. It is garnished with fried garlic, chili paste, and celery leaves.