How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
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I’ll be the first to confess that elaborate mushrooms scare me a bit. The otherworldliness of enokis, the meatiness of King Trumpet stalks, the sponge-like texture of Lion’s Manes.
But I’ve been served Hen of the …

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Jicama sticks
May 30, 2009 – 3:19 pm | 11 Comments
Jicama sticks

No offense to baby carrots and hummus, but sometimes I get tired of serving them as my default appetizers when guests are around.  Don’t get me wrong: it’s a healthy combo, and a super-convenient one …

Let us eat cake!
May 26, 2009 – 11:22 am | Comments Off on Let us eat cake!
Let us eat cake!

If your gluten intolerance has ever made you feel like an outcast– like during the Sex and the City-induced cupcake-craze of the early 2000’s–then you’ll be happy to know your moment has finally arrived.  
Gluten-free …

Throw another Cherry Burger on the barbie
May 22, 2009 – 10:05 pm | Comments Off on Throw another Cherry Burger on the barbie
Throw another Cherry Burger on the barbie


Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and at the risk of being the downer who sucks all the fun out of grilling season, I decided to go ahead and offer some thoughts on how to …

Morel mushrooms: Truffles for the middle class
May 17, 2009 – 11:04 am | 3 Comments
Morel mushrooms: Truffles for the middle class

I owe my morel education to our good friend Peter, who counts among his many talents an expertise in wild mushroom-hunting.  His prey of choice is the coveted and elusive morel, which is prized by …

Rhubarb: It’s what’s for dinner. (And dessert.)
May 13, 2009 – 5:12 pm | One Comment
Rhubarb: It’s what’s for dinner. (And dessert.)

I realized that time was passing me by way too quickly when I discovered that the farmer’s market is already overflowing with fresh, local rhubarb… before I’ve even put my winter coat in storage for …

Meet your metabolism
May 8, 2009 – 8:54 pm | Comments Off on Meet your metabolism
Meet your metabolism

If you’re confused by how freely magazines, fitness trainers and marketers of food or supplements throw around the term “metabolism” when trying to convince you that they have the solution to your weight loss problems, …