How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

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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How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

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 …

Bok Choy Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette (FODMAP friendly)
November 29, 2015 – 2:23 pm | One Comment
Bok Choy Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette (FODMAP friendly)

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I completely overdid it this past Thanksgiving weekend.
I’m in serious reining it in mode, and have committed to low carb, vegetably dinners for this coming week– …

Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
January 6, 2015 – 12:10 pm | Comments Off on Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites

Here’s a cute little appetizer recipe inspired by the 52 New Foods Challenge, my new year’s resolution to try one new food with my family each week in 2015.
While I’ve loved beets for ages, …

How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | 3 Comments
How to Eat a Pomegranate

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 …

“Pink Stuff” Sandwiches (Roasted Beet and Horseradish Spread)
June 1, 2014 – 10:36 am | One Comment
“Pink Stuff” Sandwiches (Roasted Beet and Horseradish Spread)

I’ve always found vegetarian sandwiches to be a bit uninspired.  It can be hard to come up with enough substance to make the sandwich satiating– a pile of vegetables just doesn’t do it for …

Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto
September 1, 2013 – 12:44 pm | One Comment
Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pity the online recipe unaccompanied by a photo.  No matter how utterly delicious, it’s doomed to eternal obscurity; as Pinterest has shown us, people browse recipes with their eyes, not their brains.  It’s a beauty …