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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Grandma’s Great Noodle Kugel Makeover
August 23, 2010 – 7:36 pm | 2 Comments
Grandma’s Great Noodle Kugel Makeover

My grandma Mary was a terrific baker, and I used to love her almost-sweet, slightly tangy, cinnamon-y noodle kugel; to me, it was at its best straight out of the pan from the refrigerator, as …

Chipotle Chili: I Can’t Believe it’s not Bacon!
May 26, 2010 – 6:40 pm | 4 Comments
Chipotle Chili: I Can’t Believe it’s not Bacon!

You’d have to be blind to miss the fact that bacon is having an extended moment in the foodie scene.  This past year alone I’ve come across bacon chocolate, bacon jam and bacon-chocolate-chip pancake mix …

Best. Flourless. Desserts. Ever.
March 12, 2010 – 8:03 am | 4 Comments
Best. Flourless. Desserts. Ever.

March came in like a lion, and I am already eagerly anticipating its lamb-like exit.  At the end of the month is Passover, and soon after that, Easter.  Which means, of course, that spring dessert …

Gluten-free Guide to Chinese Food
February 12, 2010 – 6:33 pm | 15 Comments
Gluten-free Guide to Chinese Food

recipes are authentic, simple, incredibly flavorful and way more healthful than anything you’d get at a restaurant.  If you’ve stocked your pantry with the GF staples above, you’ll be able to make a surprising number …

My Beet-y Valentine
January 30, 2010 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on My Beet-y Valentine
My Beet-y Valentine

While the universe of food bloggers readies its collective arsenal of chocolate dessert porn in anticipation of Valentine’s Day, I’ve decided to take a fashion risk and pay homage to a red-colored, heart-loving delicacy that …

Sweet Potato Pie
January 10, 2010 – 9:22 am | 2 Comments
Sweet Potato Pie

These frigid days, I find myself seeking out excuses to keep the oven on in the kitchen to help warm up the ground floor of our chilly little house. And thus was the idea …