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  Intention  ~ noun : a determination to act in a certain way Synonyms:  aim, ambition, dream, plan, purpose Antonym : accidental January is a time to take self inventory, there is no way around it.  You can try to avoid making New Year's resolutions, but I know there is a small voice inside all of us that wants to talk about where we are today […] Read More

Poor little anchovy, he is the unsung hero in the culinary world .  The minute you mention anchovy,  people purse their lips, and nod their head side to side silently communicating - NO, as if the mere mention of the word leaves a bad taste in their mouth.  Most commonly the first comment out of their mouth is they don't like "fishy fish".  People, people... please! I don't know […] Read More

Do you ask yourself,  what's in season? Do you know the difference between availability and seasonality? Have you been to the farmer's market lately? Answering these simple questions can change your direction as a cook and you might even find your food tastes better, much better.  Here in Southern California, because of our Mediterranean climate, the transition from summer to fall is a little slower than most other places […] Read More