Are you living a healthy lifestyle?

Monday, March 28, 2016

Be honest.  While this question may seem straightforward enough, it’s a little more complicated than it appears. The reality is, only 2.7 percent of us are living a…

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Let’s make time for the people who matter most

Monday, March 14, 2016

A recurring theme in today’s culture wars is dinner. Actually, it isn’t.  And that’s the point. For the most part dinner just happens.  It’s rarely an event.  We…

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Shadowood Farm reimagines the suburban garden

Monday, February 22, 2016

Wendy Dittrich-Gomez likes to dig in the dirt. Twice a week she makes the 20 minute pilgrimage from her home in Jensen Beach, Florida and drives to Shadowood…

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Big Food is in trouble

Monday, January 25, 2016

  There’s change afoot. It’s not been sudden.  More like the slowly rising tide that you notice only when the barnacle crusted rocks have disappeared from the shoreline. …

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What we eat matters

Monday, October 26, 2015

I have chronic kidney disease.  But don’t be alarmed, so do you. In a twist of logic that only the medical community could love, if you have a…

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Basic rules for healthy eating

Monday, July 27, 2015

We live in a land of ease and abundance. For the most part, that’s a good thing. There are vacuum cleaners and dishwashers and washing machines to make…

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Two dietary rules for a healthier, happier you

Monday, March 30, 2015

When examining the lives of those who’ve lived the longest in the world’s Blue Zones, three factors stand out. The first is the physical environment, which I touched…

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The Sultan of Slow is getting some continuing education

Monday, March 9, 2015

The basic elements needed to live a long, healthy, and vital life are relatively straightforward. Eat simply and well. That means a diet consisting of lots of garden…

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How every meal becomes a happy meal

Monday, October 13, 2014

[Editor’s note: This is another reprise in an occasional “best of” series from the archives.] Can you remember a time you got together with a small group of…

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Enjoy a taste of summer with Frogmore Stew

Thursday, August 28, 2014

For large crowds and easy preparation, nothing beats a one-pot dish. Pam and I do this a lot.  We send out an invitation to one and all and…

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