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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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 …

Red Lentil Soup
January 29, 2011 – 8:04 am | No Comment
Red Lentil Soup

While my pantry is always stocked with every variety of lentil imaginable, I tend to neglect the red ones until wintertime comes and soup season is at its peak.  And each year I am reminded …

Curry Zucchini Soup: A Taste of the Loire Valley
July 15, 2010 – 1:39 pm | One Comment
Curry Zucchini Soup: A Taste of the Loire Valley

I’m just back from my second annual gluten-free summer vacation to France.
This year, we decided to visit the Loire Valley, since I figured what better time to visit a region renowned for its wineries and …

Recipe for a snow day: Mulligatawny
February 26, 2010 – 8:00 pm | No Comment
Recipe for a snow day: Mulligatawny

When your doorstep, car and city are buried under 2 feet of snow, the situation calls for a very specific meal:
Something warm, filling and maybe even a little spicy to melt the chill away from …

When Life Hands you Anemia, Make Chili
December 6, 2009 – 10:02 am | 2 Comments
When Life Hands you Anemia, Make Chili

Iron is a problem for lots of people.
While the average American man eats enough of it, most babies, children and pre-menopausal women do not.  And that’s not even including the vegetarianally-inclined.  Iron deficiency is the …