How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | No Comment

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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Eating for Three: Cholent
January 13, 2011 – 8:25 am | One Comment
Eating for Three: Cholent

While the athletes among you may be accustomed to carbing up for a big race, I’ve been carbo-loading for my own form of the endurance challenge: breastfeeding twins.  This months-long event–during which I’m expending an …

My Tasty 2010 Holiday Gift Guide
November 26, 2010 – 10:36 am | Comments Off on My Tasty 2010 Holiday Gift Guide
My Tasty 2010 Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is in full force, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that most people on my list this year will be getting something (1) food themed, and (2) available online.  (Holiday …

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 …

Apple Hazelnut Tart
November 12, 2010 – 9:06 am | Comments Off on Apple Hazelnut Tart
Apple Hazelnut Tart

How do I love thee, Thanksgiving?  Let me count the ways.
I love your mashed sweet potatoes, your tangy cranberry sauce, your nutty whole grain side dishes, your caramelized roasted root vegetables.  Oh, and did I …

From a Halloween Scare, some Thanksgiving Inspiration
October 24, 2010 – 6:17 pm | Comments Off on From a Halloween Scare, some Thanksgiving Inspiration
From a Halloween Scare, some Thanksgiving Inspiration

There’s nothing like a Gestational Diabetes scare one week before Halloween–and having to chug 100g of pure sugar in 5 minutes flat for the blood test– to turn a pregnant woman off of sweets for …

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 …