Sunday, September 5, 2010


Over the course of the past year or so I have found joy in many areas, but not one has caught my joy (or my tastebuds) more than food.

Restaurants were a nice place to start my journey, but working at an ice cream shoppe with a health inspection rating of 100% made my stomach churn a little (forget the ice cream churning).

It also got a little expensive, and should I have wished to continue my restaurant journey, I would have to start working. Not possible as a college student.

I turned to making my own food, cleaning my vegetables and fruits how I liked them (squeaky!), paying for the freshest produce, and painstakingly detailing and recording both recipes and disasters. I started off making scrambled eggs. Burned them. Sizzle baby!

This turned into a healing experience, a happier life-style, a boost of confidence, and an easy way for me to monitor how much I've eaten, what I should eat, and what to eat next.

Thus I am excited to bring you Basil, Baby! where I will share advice on food that will not only nourish the body, but also the soul.

“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside” -Mark Twain