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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Confessions of a beanoholic
January 19, 2009 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Confessions of a beanoholic

Beans don’t get nearly enough credit. In my opinion, they are one of the best foods anyone could eat. They’re a very low-fat source of protein, they’re high in the kind of fiber …

The Jerusalem Artichoke: An apolitical tuber seeking to win the hearts and minds of potato-addicts everywhere
January 15, 2009 – 7:11 am | 24 Comments
The Jerusalem Artichoke: An apolitical tuber seeking to win the hearts and minds of potato-addicts everywhere

It may be named for an artichoke and look like ginger, but the Jerusalem artichoke is very much its own vegetable. It’s not even from Jerusalem, so it’s actually as politically neutral as Switzerland. …

Teff: 78 million Ethiopians can’t be wrong
January 12, 2009 – 11:15 am | 11 Comments
Teff: 78 million Ethiopians can’t be wrong

If you’ve ever eaten at an Ethiopian restaurant, then you’ve tasted Teff. It’s the primary flour used to make injera, that spongy, sourdough-ish flatbread that you use to scoop up your food. Teff …