Some delightful Middle Eastern cookbooks and food blogs

We've gone out to eat at Lebanese restaurants in Jacksonville so often recently and enjoyed it so much that I ordered several cookbooks in an attempt to replicate the experience. I love the history of all of the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean, and their food is a living history of sorts. It has also been … Continue reading Some delightful Middle Eastern cookbooks and food blogs

Americans have made avocados the new cash crop for Mexico’s drug cartels

I have been loosely following the kidnapping of the well-known Mexican conservationist Homero Gómez González, who has made it his pet cause to protect the habitat of monarch butterflies who migrate to Mexico annually. Left-leaning American news media like NPR have made it sound as if he was likely murdered by one of Mexico's cartels … Continue reading Americans have made avocados the new cash crop for Mexico’s drug cartels