Happy Turkey Day! Recipes, Run and Playlist

Got up this morning, and H and I got to work preparing for Thanksgiving. First, wild mushroom soup (serves 6): 2 lbs wild mushrooms, 1/2 c unsalted butter, 1/3 cup chopped green onions, 6 garlic cloves, peeled, 3T flour, 6 cups chicken stock, 3/4 c heavy cream, 2 tsp tarragon, 1/4 cup Creme Fraiche, 1 […]


Feisty’s College Connection: Dorm Room Diet

Are you dreading the Freshman 15? I won’t lie to you. I was a victim of the Freshman-and-Sophmore 25! In fact, it took me all the way to grad school to figure out how to eat properly on campus. Campus cafeterias are full of temptations, from all-you-can-eat buffets to twice-daily desserts. But I learned how […]



Eco-Gastronomy and Saying Grace

Today’s entry in San Francisco IdealBite goes like this: Ever seen da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”? The Bite Then you know food can be art. And that’s what the founders of Slow Food International – a nonprofit devoted to bringing back whole foods that are cooked and savored slowly – are all about. If you’re into […]