Create: The Root of the Matter

When was the last time you bought a rutabaga or a parsnip? Photography by Cindy Momchilov :: Food styled by Muriel H. Wilkins   [dropcap]Root[/dropcap] vegetables are not particularly attractive, and they can be a bit puzzling, even mysterious, but these denizens of winter shine when roasted. Once peeled, they’re easy to prepare in a…

Notable: Excaliburger

“I believe in ‘Do one thing and do it well,’” Kyle Pounders said, as he prepared his famous Excalibuger. “My end goal is to have a [location with a drive-thru] with healthy options.” Photograph by Cindy Momchilov   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] journey has not been smooth, thanks to the purchase of a food truck that wasn’t quite…

Health: A Silent Thief

Glaucoma has been called the “silent thief of sight” because it impairs peripheral vision first and, therefore, often goes unnoticed.   [pullquote]People of African-American, Hispanic or Asian descent are at higher risk. They have a six to eight times higher chance of developing glaucoma.[/pullquote] [dropcap]Compounding[/dropcap] the problem is that though the disease is hereditary, families…

Final Thought

Many mornings for the past year and a half have been an adventure. These mornings often fill me with optimism, and since 2016 is a-dawning I thought I might share some of the things that make me want to look on the bright side of life.   [dropcap]I[/dropcap] pegged the time element to the past…