Food Memory

Picture your favorite meal. If you don’t have a favorite meal, picture a favorite food. What does it look like? What colors are there? How does it smell? Does it have a sound? Does it hiss or sizzle? Does it crunch? Now, think about eating it. How does it feel in your mouth? What do…

A Vegetarian Roasts a Turkey for the First Time

Yesterday was Thanksgiving, and for the first time in my life I roasted a whole turkey on my own. I’m a vegetarian (one struggling with getting enough iron and protein, which complicates my food choices), so this wasn’t what I’d call pleasant. I strive to make meat-free meal choices, but when I’m in a situation…