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 Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten
November 20, 2013 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off on A Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten
A Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten

A celestial anomaly is about to occur: one that has Jewish social media outlets engaged in in a full-fledged, collective kvell. This year, Hannukah and Thanksgiving will coincide on the calendar—a serendipitous convergence that won’t …

Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto
September 1, 2013 – 12:44 pm | One Comment
Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pity the online recipe unaccompanied by a photo.  No matter how utterly delicious, it’s doomed to eternal obscurity; as Pinterest has shown us, people browse recipes with their eyes, not their brains.  It’s a beauty …

Another Week of Toddler-Friendly Family Menus
August 11, 2013 – 5:26 pm | 6 Comments
Another Week of Toddler-Friendly Family Menus

As the seasons change, so does my family’s meal rotation,so I thought I’d post an update as to what we’re eating these days in case you find yourself (as I often do) in a food …

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 …

Gluten Free Goodies from the 2013 Fancy Food Show
July 2, 2013 – 10:56 am | Comments Off on Gluten Free Goodies from the 2013 Fancy Food Show
Gluten Free Goodies from the 2013 Fancy Food Show

The Summer Fancy Food Show is back in NYC after a brief stint in Washington, DC, and I was happy to resume my years-old summer ritual of nibbling my way through 6,000 booths for the …

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 …