Food Metaphysics


Savory Solstice Treat

With winter in, kids out (of school) and always… hungry, I am definitely preparing more than 3 meals a day. My oldest son has been begging me to rekindle a food associated childhood memory  that he has been haunted by for the last 8 years, a spinach pastry he last ate from Ellwood Thompson’s, a local and independent market in…

Cooking as a Contemplative Practice

Cooking with Intention

A few years back I participated in a Professional Development activity that had nothing at all to do with culinary arts (or so I thought then), but much to do with Contemplative Practices and its place in learning. According to the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, “contemplative practices quiet the mind in order to cultivate a personal capacity for…