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Reverse Math and the Reward Principle

  • February 24, 2020
Let's reverse engineer the eating-exercising math. How you can, uh, "enhance" your diet when you begin to exercise more. Because if you want to lose weight or maintain your weight, it's hard to be successful if you're feeling food deprived.
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In the Tropical Botanical Garden

  • February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020. Our National Tropical Botanical Garden. Looks like they've got everything tropical, a to z. Take a one-minute stroll with me. Just to get in the groove. For a real Slower one a little later.

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Cast Iron Cornbread

  • February 22, 2020
The cast iron pan puts a thin, crunchy finish on a warm, soft, light, crumbly bread. 30 minutes start to finish. 10 minutes or less of actual preparation. 20 minutes in the oven turns your home into the best-smelling bakery in town. Great bread for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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  • February 20, 2020
Serious, real-deal chili. Deep, broad and complex flavors. There's much more going on here than just heat. With or without carne, you just need great chile powder to make a great chili when National Chili Day meets a Way-Too-Chilly day.
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  • February 19, 2020
The great, traditional Mexican breakfast. A huge amount of flavor. A great balance between the sweet corn, the tart and spicy salsa verde and the rich, mellow scrambled eggs. A wonderfully satisfying breakfast for less than $1.50.
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Hard, dry and fresh: Heirloom Beans

  • February 18, 2020
For dinner. During the winter, when the ground freezes and our CSA farm share goes dormant. These "new" beans are delicious. Some are meaty, some are kind of creamy. Some are dense, some are quite light. They all have a load of flavor.
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Presidential Fitness: Fuggeddaboutit

  • February 17, 2020
Let's observe Presidents Day by considering Presidential fitness: the health benefits of a good night's sleep. Like achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. And thinking clearly: being able to distinguish between facts and “noise". Let's look at the research.
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Slower Sunday: Chill

  • February 16, 2020
Not at all clear yesterday. But, now, the morning after, total clarity. Glad I got out of bed. You would have, too.
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Sushi. Hold the fish.

  • February 15, 2020
Quick and simple to make. About $4 per person; $2 if you skip the fish altogether. Every bite's a little party in your mouth. Light, fun, interesting, beautiful. Almost fat-free. Want to come back as this in your next life?
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