How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
How to Eat a Pomegranate

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils
November 25, 2012 – 5:49 pm | No Comment
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 …

PB2: As if Peanut Butter Wasn’t Perfect Enough
April 10, 2012 – 5:49 pm | 4 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 …

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 …

The Portfolio Diet
September 12, 2011 – 8:56 am | 2 Comments
The Portfolio Diet

If you’ve ever been diagnosed with high cholesterol, your doctor has probably given you the standard chat about all the foods you should avoid.  The general list of no-no’s includes anything high in cholesterol (eggs, …

O, Pomelo!
February 21, 2011 – 2:33 pm | One Comment
O, Pomelo!

I’ve never taken to eating grapefruits regularly.  While a sweet, ripe one is a glorious fruit to behold, I never can predict what awaits me, and the potential sourness and slight bitterness of the membranes …