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Manatees

Last weekend we drove to Apollo Beach in search of manatees.  A Tampa Electric power plant right by the shore provides an unlikely refuge for the mammals during cold winter months.  Warm salt water flows from the discharge canal and back into Tampa Bay, thereby attracting manatees to its source. We noticed the smoke stacks… Continue reading Manatees

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Yesterday’s dinner, today’s lunch, and Memorable meals from Israel

Last night we ate herby polenta with pan seared Cremini mushrooms with lots of fresh thyme, rosemary, and oregano from our garden.  We used Ottolenghi’s recipe from Plenty.  This morning, we put the leftover polenta under the broiler and enjoyed a quick, hot breakfast.  Also last night, I rinsed and soaked some chickpeas and fava… Continue reading Yesterday’s dinner, today’s lunch, and Memorable meals from Israel