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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Catch me on NPR!
April 27, 2012 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off on Catch me on NPR!
Catch me on NPR!

Sometimes it pays to be the only person on the web who blogs about a random, little-known food that appears for just a few weeks per year and most people are afraid to eat.  When …

Celebrate National Food Day!
October 24, 2011 – 7:40 am | Comments Off on Celebrate National Food Day!
Celebrate National Food Day!

Today is National Food Day, and events are taking place across the country to support six goals:
Reduce diet-related disease by promoting safe, healthy foods
Support sustainable farms & limit subsidies to big agribusiness
Expand access to food …

Bamba for Babies
July 17, 2011 – 10:52 am | 4 Comments
Bamba for Babies

It seems that peanuts are fraught with controversy these days, especially among those with young families.
The legacy of “conventional wisdom” that advocates avoiding introducing peanuts to babies and children–even up to ages 1 through 3– …

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 …

Making Mu Shu
October 4, 2010 – 7:31 pm | Comments Off on Making Mu Shu
Making Mu Shu

I’ve written previously about the challenge of finding gluten-free Chinese food options, and how homemade Chinese tends to be the safest option for folks like us.  But even home cooks could be forgiven for thinking …

Hibiscus by Any Other Name
June 5, 2010 – 9:06 am | Comments Off on Hibiscus by Any Other Name
Hibiscus by Any Other Name

In Jamaica, they make it into tea and call it “sorrel.”  In Mexico, they make it into soda and call it “flor de Jamaica.”  When made into tea here in the U.S., we call it …