Adventures in Food

Food Adventures, Recipes and Links


Welcome to my blog. In 2013, I was selected to become a Food Genius by the California Food Literacy Center.  This training prepared me to teach food literacy to grade … Continue reading


Harira: Moroccan Lentil & Garbanzo Soup

Total cook time: 1½ hours Parts2 Tbsp. olive oil2 medium onions, sliced 1 can (28 oz.) whole tomatoes¼ tsp. ground ginger¼ tsp. ground cinnamon¼ tsp. ground turmeric¼ tsp. ground cumin8 … Continue reading

January 10, 2021

Seafood Gumbo

Total cook time: 2½ hours Parts½ C. vegetable oil1½ C. all-purpose flour 1 C. onion, diced½ C. celery, diced½ C. green peppers, diced6 garlic cloves, minced ½ C. tomato peeled, … Continue reading

December 12, 2020

Curry Kabocha Squash Soup

Total cook time: 1 hour Parts1 Tbsp. vegetable oil½ medium onion, chopped4 garlic cloves, minced2 tsp. curry powder¼ tsp. turmeric powder¼ tsp. cumin powder½ tsp. salt 1 medium kabocha squash, … Continue reading

December 12, 2020

Grandma’s Chili (1990)

Total cook time: 2 hours Parts1 Tbsp. olive oil1 large onion, chopped½ green pepper, chopped 1 Lbs. ground beef1 Lbs. ground pork (unseasoned)2 Tbsp. cumin seeds1 tsp. corriander1 4oz. can … Continue reading

December 12, 2020

Lori’s Lentil Chilli

Lori’s Lentil Chilli total cook time: 2 hours Parts 8 C. vegetable broth, divided 1 med onion, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 5 cloves garlic 4 tsp chili … Continue reading

December 18, 2017

Recipe – Chicken Dumpling Soup

This recipe is based on a household dish from the German families of the Dakotas. The dumplings have been referred to as Bohemian Bullets because too many of them can … Continue reading

September 17, 2014

Kale – a different approach

Tonight, as an accompaniment for the massive amount of smoked meat from yesterday, we made steamed kale.   Usually I saute the kale with bacon bits and onions, this recipe … Continue reading

January 12, 2014

First Day of Food Champion training

Today we got used to the Big Rig and familiarized ourselves with where the food is stored. We have 2 fridges and countless drawers and baskets. We started the morning … Continue reading

January 8, 2014

Best Cocktail Ever

This cocktail just won an award as the Best Cocktail at Buji’s Bordello on New Years Eve 2013. In a cocktail shaker combine Juice of 2 limes 2 shots Coconut … Continue reading

January 8, 2014

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