Spice up your Cooking 101

Have you ever been transported to India by a single bite of shrimp saag or to southern Spain with a nibble of paella? I have.  Each time I have a life-changing meal, my inner chef fires off the questions.  What's in this?  Why are the flavors perfect?  How can I replicate this at home? Over [...]

Tuna-isia with a dollop of Mayo

Tuna-isia with a dollop of Mayo, a set on Flickr. Over a fine dinner of orange glazed salmon and saffron quinoa, my friend Jessica mentioned something very profound about my traveling choices. She said, "Most people choose their destinations by the sites they want to see or the resorts they want to stay in, but [...]