People & Places

Lake Titicaca
Michele Ostrove | September 22, 2016

On the border between Peru and Bolivia sits Lake Titicaca, considered sacred by the Incas, who believed that the creator god Viracoca rose from its depths to create the sun, moon, stars, and first humans. As I hiked along the winding path next to the lake I wondered what treasures it might hold?


A few good salad dressings help farmers market veggies disappear
Eileen O’Toole | August 21, 2016

The farmers market can be a challenge during the summer with all those beautiful veggies begging you to take them home.  All it takes to make sure everything gets used up, before it goes bad, are a few good salad dressing recipes.


Bacon Bourbon BBQ Burgers
Mark Hinds | September 15, 2016

This Bacon Bourbon BBQ Burger recipe rocks out with just the right combination of bacon and burger that gets its delicious flavors from a tangy Bacon Bourbon BBQ Sauce.


Alex Gibney and Michael Pollan
Mark Hinds | March 1, 2016

Cooked, a new documentary by Michael Pollan and Alex Gibney on Netflix, is a beautifully filmed series about the role cooking plays in what makes us human.  If you’re interested in seeing a show about food where you actually learn something new and are entertained Cooked is worth watching


Blueberry Lemonade
Mark Hinds | September 2, 2016

This Blueberry Lemonade recipe makes a lemonade that is sweet and tart with refreshing summer flavors and a beautiful violet color.


Peruvian-Style Trout Ceviche
Michele Ostrove | September 24, 2016

Peruvian-Style Trout Ceviche showcases the simplicity of one of Peru’s favorite dishes. Light and refreshing yet flavorful, this ceviche recipe is easy to make with just a handful of ingredients.