How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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Trick for a tasty Halloween treat
October 27, 2009 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
Trick for a tasty Halloween treat

After last year’s unfortunate Halloween candy bender (guess who methodically worked her way through an entire 200-count econo-size bag of mini York Peppermint Patties when not a single Trick-or-Treater showed up?), I vowed not to …

A Tearful Reunion with Mushroom “Barley” Soup
October 21, 2009 – 1:00 am | 5 Comments
A Tearful Reunion with Mushroom “Barley” Soup

Nothing heralds soup season like an early Noreaster, and the cold, rainy assault of ghastly unpleasantness it brings with it.
In weather like last week’s, I miss barley.  More specifically, I miss me a bowl of warming, …

The Great Pumpkin
October 16, 2009 – 3:58 pm | One Comment
The Great Pumpkin

Three Octobers ago, I took a pumpkin cooking class taught by Michael Krondl, author of The Great Little Pumpkin Cookbook. While the web and magazine world abounds with ridiculously good sweet, desserty pumpkin recipes, there’s …

Seeking comfort in the arms of cabbage
October 9, 2009 – 6:15 pm | No Comment
Seeking comfort in the arms of cabbage

The Golden Girls had their cheesecake.  Garfield had his lasagna.  But for me, a nutritionist with Eastern European roots and a budget,  cabbage has emerged as the lead comfort food contender as the weather turns cool …

Fighting Breast Cancer by the Forkful
October 3, 2009 – 1:38 pm | No Comment
Fighting Breast Cancer by the Forkful

If the marketing onslaught of pink everything hadn’t clued you in to the fact that October is breast cancer awareness month, consider yourself officially informed.  Sigh.  If only using my pink blender while wearing my …