How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off on 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 …

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Resolved: The Best Homemade Veggie Burger
January 2, 2010 – 7:19 pm | 4 Comments
Resolved: The Best Homemade Veggie Burger

For some time, friends and readers have been asking me to share a recipe for a good, easy to make, homemade veggie burger.  And so my New Year’s Resolution this year was to make good …

The Magic Curry Leaf
December 28, 2009 – 7:44 pm | One Comment
The Magic Curry Leaf

I’ve got a bit of cabin fever this holiday season.  Between yesterday’s all-day rain-athon, the gray, dreary weather last week, and having to work on Thanksgiving, Christmas eve and Christmas day, I’ve been dreaming of …

Visions of Vitamin D Dancing through my Head
December 19, 2009 – 11:33 am | 4 Comments
Visions of Vitamin D Dancing through my Head

Monday, December 21st is the Winter Solstice: the shortest day of the year.  What better occasion, then, to issue a wake-up call to my dear readers that you are all most likely deficient (or insufficient) …

When Life Hands you Anemia, Make Chili
December 6, 2009 – 10:02 am | 3 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 …

Holiday Obsessions: Clementines and Chestnuts
November 22, 2009 – 6:37 pm | 3 Comments
Holiday Obsessions: Clementines and Chestnuts

Black Friday is just 5 days away, and while the rest of the country gets ready to stampede through shopping malls to pick up this year’s must-have what-have-you’s, I’m doing some stockpiling of my own …

A Cranberry Condiment, Two Ways
November 15, 2009 – 7:52 pm | 3 Comments
A Cranberry Condiment, Two Ways

Growing up, I never touched the cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving.  Back then, my mom served the cloyingly-sweet jellied version, straight from a can, and I never quite understood the appeal.
Fast forward to adulthood, when I …