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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Grilled Zucchini Halloumi Napoleon
July 29, 2013 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off on Grilled Zucchini Halloumi Napoleon
Grilled Zucchini Halloumi Napoleon

If ever there was an homage to everything summer– grilled dinners, fresh mint and zucchini from the garden, simple, unfussy recipes– this lovely appetizer would be it.
This savory Napoleon recipe was inspired by summertime Caprese …

Locavore Destination: Westerly, RI (and thereabouts)
June 24, 2013 – 7:41 pm | Comments Off on Locavore Destination: Westerly, RI (and thereabouts)
Locavore Destination: Westerly, RI (and thereabouts)

My family has been making annual pilgrimages to the various beaches in Southern Rhode Island for about 15 summers now.  What started as weeklong house rentals morphed into monthlong rentals, and over the years we’ve …

The Frozen Banana, Evolved
June 7, 2013 – 7:41 am | Comments Off on The Frozen Banana, Evolved
The Frozen Banana, Evolved

As a kid growing up in the early 80s, homemade frozen treats were rather simple.  A popsicle was OJ, frozen.  A frozen treat was a whole peeled banana, wrapped in tin foil, frozen.  No one …

Japchae Noodles (Korean Stir-Fried Sweet Potato Noodles)
May 1, 2013 – 7:46 pm | 2 Comments
Japchae Noodles (Korean Stir-Fried Sweet Potato Noodles)

Here’s the dish that officially broke me out of my weeknight cooking rut.
I’ve recently been stuck on autopilot with regard to meal preparation for my children.  The carb rotation had become particularly stale: pasta, rice, …

The Curious (and somewhat polarizing) Case of Chia
April 17, 2013 – 8:17 am | 8 Comments
The Curious (and somewhat polarizing) Case of Chia

Some so-called superfood trends came and passed without making their way into my clinical practice.  Goji schmojey– when was the last time I found myself telling a patient: “I have the answer to your problems– …

Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off
January 2, 2013 – 6:09 pm | Comments Off on Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off
Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off

Happy New Year!
If you’ve pledged to kick off 2013 with an earnest attempt to eat healthier and be kinder to your hungover liver, then Brussels Sprouts are an excellent food to include in your weekly …