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 Plea on Behalf of Pears
December 9, 2010 – 7:41 am | Comments Off on A Plea on Behalf of Pears
A Plea on Behalf of Pears

Pears don’t seem to get as much attention as I think they deserve, and tend to be overshadowed by other, more-anticipated cold-weather fruits like apples and clementines.
But having gorged myself all week on an insanely …

Bring on the Brussels!
November 21, 2010 – 1:24 pm | One Comment
Bring on the Brussels!

Who was it that decided Brussels Sprouts should be the archetypal fearsome food forced upon children by their mean parents?
In my experience, well-prepared Brussels Sprouts are a quintessential comfort food, and can be more addictive …

Kinda Obsessed with Coconut Flour
October 11, 2010 – 4:11 pm | One Comment
Kinda Obsessed with Coconut Flour

So it’s been awhile since I’ve experimented with a new gluten-free flour, perhaps having grown overly comfortable being surrounded¬† by the powdery likes of chestnut, chickpea, buckwheat, quinoa and teff flours, one of whom always …

Sorting out Salmon
September 23, 2010 – 9:56 am | 3 Comments
Sorting out Salmon

Once upon a time, food was food.¬† It didn’t require too much thinking about, and what you saw was pretty much what you got.
Not so today.
Our industrial food system has complicated food beyond reason, and …

My Perfect Pantry
September 12, 2010 – 12:01 pm | 5 Comments
My Perfect Pantry

A recurring theme I hear from friends and clients alike is the desire to eat healthier, and to do so by preparing more meals at home.
The biggest obstacle most people seem to encounter, though, is …

News Flash: 2010 Honeycrisps Have Arrived!
August 27, 2010 – 10:35 am | Comments Off on News Flash: 2010 Honeycrisps Have Arrived!
News Flash: 2010 Honeycrisps Have Arrived!

For those of you who joined the Honeycrisp apple season late last year and weren’t able to enjoy these crisp, sweet-tart, luscious Platonic-ideals-of-an-apple for more than a few weeks before they disappeared, I am delighted …