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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Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils
November 25, 2012 – 5:49 pm | No Comment
Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils

Where did November go?
I didn’t realize how long it’d been since I last posted, and I will spare you the standard blogger refrain about how busy I’ve been, etc..  Despite my absence, I have actually …

Beans are the New… Everything
July 24, 2012 – 5:01 pm | 8 Comments
Beans are the New… Everything

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t eat beans or lentils in some form. Middle Eastern lentils and rice (mujjadara) and falafel… Mexican black beans with quinoa or rice… Indian Chickpeas with Spinach (Chana …

Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce
July 14, 2012 – 8:21 am | No Comment
Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce

Necessity is most certainly the mother of invention.
Last weekend, my highly-carnivorous stepfather was smoking a 20 lb beef brisket in his outdoor smoker– a daylong project he undertakes several times per summer with great pomp …

Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes
December 7, 2011 – 6:30 pm | 3 Comments
Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes

What does one make for dinner on a dark, cold, rainy, Wednesday night when her cozy family is snoozing away at 6pm and she is left to her own resourceful devices in a quiet kitchen?
It’s …

Buh-Bye, BPA
November 23, 2011 – 8:26 am | 7 Comments
Buh-Bye, BPA

First it was baby bottles, infant formula can liners and baby toys that started going BPA-free to protect the most vulnerable members of our society from the potentially harmful effects of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical component of a …

Purple Cauliflower for All
October 11, 2011 – 11:38 am | No Comment
Purple Cauliflower for All

Lately, it seems the only cooking I’ve been doing is for my 10 month old twins.  I think things finally reached a breaking point a few weeks ago, though, when my husband came home to the …