Food & Water

Every so often, I like to go through the Paddling.net archives to check out the articles I've…

It’s springtime, and gardeners have either already begun or are anxiously waiting to plant their herb…

Who says that cooking with herbs should be reserved only for home cooks and that campers shouldn't take…

Last August I offered a few tips on how to cook with fresh herbs while being away on a…

After a fast-paced breakfast and determined lunch, supper is hyacinths for the soul. At last there's…

Exploring the aisles of the local supermarket, I am always astonished to see the variety of canned and…

Sometimes we eat to fuel up; sometimes we eat to warm up. And then there are times we eat just because…

Okay, I confess that I'm one of those Northern people who can only dream of packing up a snack or two…

The other day I was practicing one of my favorite pastimes: patrolling the aisles of my supermarket in…

Nothing is more appealing than a day spent on the water, either in a canoe or a kayak. And along with…

I have another book out. Yes, that's two books in one year. A couple months ago I released "Dazed But…

With the possible exception of ice cream and popsicles, nothing says summer more than sausages roasting…

It's November, and time for Clementine oranges to finally show off at our markets. I'm so fond of them…

Mention ginger and most people immediately think Asian cooking. It's true that a little ginger added to…

In my constant search for healthy, wholesome camp meals, I am always on the lookout for new foods that…

Can you name just one relative who isn't fond of pasta? Difficult, isn't it? So why, you may ask,…

After 6 years of contributing to Paddling.net as a food columnist I think it is about time I tell you…

Sweet bars are part of my best childhood memories. They bring me back to a happy time when mom would…

Because it is so juicy, zesty, colorful and loaded with good stuff, kiwifruit is one of nature’s best…

The beginning of a new decade sounds like a good time to reflect about our little planet... While we…

El Nino may be playing its tricks again, keeping the weather unseasonably mild (and smiling on paddlers…

In our culture, apples are considered the quintessential autumn fruit. So much so that we tend to forget…

Wait! If you think lentils are a poor man’s meal and too complicated to cook… it’s time you…

Here I am: on Cape Cod with some friends who have joined my husband and me for our annual kayak trip on…