Adventures, Food Exploring, Food for Thought

Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Family, Food for Thought, Living

Why I’m Taking All My Maternity Leave

In my travels, I've seen a lot of different options offered for maternity leave, from none at all to full years of paid leave. Here in the U.S., we don't have a national paid leave law, which means a lot of parents go back to work very quickly because they can't afford to take unpaid… Continue reading Why I’m Taking All My Maternity Leave

Food for Thought

Remembering an Explorer of Humanity

To be treated well in places where you don't expect to be treated well, to find things in common with people you thought previously you had very, very little in common with, that can't be a bad thing. ~Anthony Bourdain I think you'd be hard pressed to find a food or travel writer - or… Continue reading Remembering an Explorer of Humanity