Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Welcome to the Ingredient Sleuth!

Thanksgiving Eve, 2004, seems to be an appropriate time to initiate a blog about the basic building blocks of cooking -- the ingredients!

No matter where you live, great ingredients are awaiting you. They also await you as you travel, hoping to be selected for an exciting trip home in your suitcase (in compliance with governmental customs and food import restrictions).

Add to the thrill of the find by using the ingredients to pep up a tired recipe -- or to create a whole new dish and name it after yourself! All it takes is keeping one's eyes open and one's taste buds in gear!

See you soon, with some thoughts about olive oil. And, in the meantime, Happy Thanksgiving! Gobble 'til you wobble .....