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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Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce
July 14, 2012 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce
Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce

Necessity is most certainly the mother of invention.
Last weekend, my highly-carnivorous stepfather was smoking a 20 lb beef brisket in his outdoor smoker– a daylong project he undertakes several times per summer with great pomp …

PB2: As if Peanut Butter Wasn’t Perfect Enough
April 10, 2012 – 5:49 pm | 5 Comments
PB2: As if Peanut Butter Wasn’t Perfect Enough

In the parlance of the “Paradox of Choice,” I would be considered a “satisficer” rather than an “optimizer.”  That is, if something is good enough for me, then it’s good enough for me.  I don’t …

Copycat Warm Quinoa Salad
March 28, 2012 – 5:26 pm | Comments Off on Copycat Warm Quinoa Salad
Copycat Warm Quinoa Salad

It seems like I’m always defaulting to a Quinoa dish for our family’s potluck holiday celebrations.  Here’s a quick Quinoa flashback:
Passover, 2009: I did a Minted Quinoa Salad with Pine Nuts and my now-famous gluten-free …

Spaghetti Squash Noodles
March 7, 2012 – 10:34 am | Comments Off on Spaghetti Squash Noodles
Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Oh, I’ve been waiting for Spaghetti Squash to resurface at the grocery store for awhile now.
I must have missed the local-ish New England crop last fall somehow.  Perhaps my attention was diverted by alluring acorn …

Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”
December 30, 2011 – 6:45 pm | One Comment
Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”

This fancy, festive, healthy gluten-free appetizer for New Year’s Eve parties was inspired, as most of my cooking these days seems to be, by the two newly-minted toddlers that run our house.
You see, I have a freezer …

Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes
December 7, 2011 – 6:30 pm | 3 Comments
Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes

What does one make for dinner on a dark, cold, rainy, Wednesday night when her cozy family is snoozing away at 6pm and she is left to her own resourceful devices in a quiet kitchen?
It’s …