Eggplant Caponata

 Recently, I went for a run-of-the-mill annual physical. I assumed that over the three years from my previous one, my health could only be the same or slightly worse. Apparently not. I came back with a 230+ cholesterol level. 160 is normal.

Ginger Tea and Black Rice: Oh, To Be Italian

Every year as summer approaches, I begin daydreaming about all the holidays I will not be taking with two little kids in tow and a bank account fattening for the August school-fee butchering. Visions of my husband and I reading silently on a beach, or having an uninterrupted dinner are momentary escapes from China injected … Continued