The Best Egg You’ll Ever Eat

I was on a hunt for the perfect tomato at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, when I instead discovered¬†the perfect egg. Farmer (and very entertaining salesman),Woody Singletary, when asked about his eggs, said, “These are the best eggs you will ever eat.” Ever. Now that’s a sales pitch/challenge worth taking. Especially when they were only…

Gardening And Other Ways I Entertain Myself When Not Traveling

If I’m not on a train, my feet are usually firmly planted in the soil. Gardening is a therapeutic pastime I enjoy each summer. Last year, with eight raised beds, I happily planted a variety of produce: an abundance of herbs, tomatoes, several types of squash, cucumbers, watermelon and cantaloupe…and the list goes on.¬†I experienced…

One Selfish Reason I Eat Local

There are many practical reasons for eating locally-grown and seasonal produce: supporting local farmers, less impact on the environment, and aiding the local economy; but, I have one very selfish reason: flavor. Every meal will be the best damn meal you’ve had all year. There is nothing like the freshness and vitality of seasonal, local,…

9 Spectacular Places to Eat in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe is renowned as a food-lovers heaven, with New Mexican cuisine leading as Archangel. The food is spicy, vibrant, flavorful and oh-so-delicious. The quality, whether New Mexican or standard American fare, is outstanding. Could it be the altitude? On my first visit in January, I commented to a friend that the salads tasted alive…