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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New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged
March 26, 2009 – 7:53 pm | 14 Comments
New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged

From what I can tell, many people in the nutrition field regard people who claim to be lactose intolerant with a dose of skepticism. ¬†Apparently, some data somewhere shows that many people who think they …

Your fish now comes with a COOL passport
March 17, 2009 – 11:51 am | 3 Comments
Your fish now comes with a COOL passport

Amid the excitement surrounding St. Patrick’s Day this week, a long-awaited milestone quietly took effect on March 16, but was celebrated widely by food safety advocates.¬† Federal “Country of Origin Labeling” legislation (or, “COOL,” in …

That’s Shiitake, with two “i’s” and some “D”
March 3, 2009 – 7:48 pm | 5 Comments
That’s Shiitake, with two “i’s” and some “D”

Here’s some food for thought: Vitamin D was never intended to be a dietary vitamin.
Vitamin D is produced in the skin from precursors that are activated by the sun’s UVB rays, and travels throughout …

Nut-phobic no more!
February 18, 2009 – 8:21 pm | Comments Off on Nut-phobic no more!
Nut-phobic no more!

There’s something about the nut bowl at a party which can elicit all sorts of alarm among weight conscious magazine editors. The way some editors warn us about it, being stationed next to the …

Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon
February 15, 2009 – 12:10 pm | 5 Comments
Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon

It’s still heart awareness month, so I’ve decided to send some love to a heart-healthy pantry item that seems to get so little of it: canned salmon.
When I was young, my Grandma Esther used to …

The Gluten-free Grammys
February 8, 2009 – 9:17 am | 2 Comments
The Gluten-free Grammys

There have been a lot of gluten-free experiments in my kitchen this past year, some of which have produced winning meals that became part of the regular playlist. So in anticipation of the upcoming …