Who Can Resist Baby Back Ribs?

Well, it’s the end of summer (although the weather in the Adirondacks is still incredible) and everyone wants to cram in as many great meals to enjoy on a deck or porch before the onslaught of winter.  Although my cholesterol won’t allow it too often, I can’t resist the allure of baby back ribs.  I…

The Challenge of the Farmer/Chef Connection

The concept of centralized farms was based on a classic supply and demand opportunity within a growing nation and the need to support the consumer’s desire for everything, anytime, anywhere.  Since climate and soil (terroir) are not the same from coats to coast, certain crops and livestock do not flourish year-round in every region of…

Addicted to Food??

“A baby is born, it cries, it is fed, it is content.” (In the Shadow of Cooks: iUniverse Publishers)  So…the baby cries and cries until it’s body aches from the effort.  When the baby is finally fed, it feels better.  The connection is quickly made that to feel better the body needs food.  This goes…