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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A Healthy Goody Bag
December 7, 2012 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on A Healthy Goody Bag
A Healthy Goody Bag

Every once in awhile, I become acutely aware of the fact that my choices, as a dietitian, may be more scrutinized by folks in my community.  After all, the personal choices I make are–for better …

Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils
November 25, 2012 – 5:49 pm | Comments Off on Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils
Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils

Where did November go?
I didn’t realize how long it’d been since I last posted, and I will spare you the standard blogger refrain about how busy I’ve been, etc..  Despite my absence, I have actually …

Pumpkin Paletas
October 24, 2012 – 5:10 pm | 3 Comments
Pumpkin Paletas

I don’t remember all that much about the foods my mother made for us growing up, other than that things were pretty simple and homey.  Baked chicken with potatoes and broccoli.  Scrambled eggs with salami. …

Goat’s Milk Labneh
September 30, 2012 – 5:06 pm | 3 Comments
Goat’s Milk Labneh

Labneh is a thick, creamy Middle Eastern yogurt dip, traditionally topped with a pool of olive oil and heavy sprinkle of za’atar– a green herbal mixture that features some combination of thyme, hyssop, oregano and/or …

An Aubergine Missionary: Chinese Eggplant (and: the Great Nightshade Debate)
September 15, 2012 – 4:34 am | One Comment
An Aubergine Missionary: Chinese Eggplant (and: the Great Nightshade Debate)

It would be going too far to say that I dislike eggplant.  There are several eggplant dishes I actually quite like; smoky babaganoush, elegant eggplant-encased Timbale, Chickpea Spaetzle with Eggplant…. OK, fine.  There are three …

Beans are the New… Everything
July 24, 2012 – 5:01 pm | 8 Comments
Beans are the New… Everything

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t eat beans or lentils in some form. Middle Eastern lentils and rice (mujjadara) and falafel… Mexican black beans with quinoa or rice… Indian Chickpeas with Spinach (Chana …