Nov 04 2011

Roasted Red Pepper Soup (vegan!)

One of my favorite things about cooking is being with people. I think that's one of my favorite things about climbing too, the community and the stories that come out of climbing adventures. More often than not the memories that stick out in my mind about a climbing day surround the people, not necessarily the climbs that were done. I find that food provides similar experiences and stories shared amongst friends.   This time of year my CSA box is filled with all the yummy ingredients for good soups. Bright red and green peppers,...

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Jan 30 2011

Cabbage – good road food

I've been getting a CSA box for almost two years now. It's a pretty amazing way to experience new fruits and vegetables that I would never seek out at the grocery store or farmers market if left to my own accord. My only wish is that they would have remote deliveries or pick up locations, so when on climbing trips or events, I could stray from the canned soup and bagel for dinner and actually eat nutritious food. For those of you who don't know what a CSA is, it...

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Nov 27 2010

Turkey Day

Food is one of my favorite things in the world. Aside from being imperative to our existence, I spend countless hours each week learning about all of its wonders. I think I've always been a foodie, even when I was a small child. I loved going out for nice meals, or preparing ones at home with my family. As a teenager I was obsessed with the process of baking. I would watch cooking show after cooking show about techniques, recipes, restaurants, etc.  When most of my friends were shopping, hanging out at the...

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