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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Spinach Saves the Day
April 29, 2010 – 6:58 am | One Comment
Spinach Saves the Day

No sooner had I started wondering what I should make for dinner last night did I come across the weekly seasonal food feature in New York magazine.  The highlight?  Overwintered Spinach; or, spinach that was …

Fiddlehead Ferns for the Pteridophobic
April 21, 2010 – 8:06 am | One Comment
Fiddlehead Ferns for the Pteridophobic

In preparation for my return to the kitchen after a few weeks of eating-by-the-seat-of-my-pants, I hit Whole Foods last week to stock my fridge with the essentials I’d need to get back on the wagon.
And …

Field Guide to a Wheaty World
April 15, 2010 – 10:39 am | 2 Comments
Field Guide to a Wheaty World

I have a confession: I’ve gone MIA these past two weeks for one, simple reason: my eating habits have been appallingly bad, and about the only things I’ve managed to actually “cook” at home (I’m …

Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale
April 3, 2010 – 3:58 pm | 2 Comments
Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale

When the universe closes a door, it opens a window.
And indeed it was so when our attempt to follow a recipe for a (naturally gluten-free) empanada using mashed plantains for the dough failed miserably.  The …