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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Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”
December 30, 2011 – 6:45 pm | One Comment
Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”

This fancy, festive, healthy gluten-free appetizer for New Year’s Eve parties was inspired, as most of my cooking these days seems to be, by the two newly-minted toddlers that run our house.
You see, I have a freezer …

Beet and Sweet Potato Puree
December 30, 2011 – 6:39 pm | Comments Off on Beet and Sweet Potato Puree
Beet and Sweet Potato Puree

This easy puree does doubles duty, both as an ingredient to spruce up the nutritional profile of plain old pancakes for people of all ages, as well as a nutritious baby food for infants over …

My Tasty 2011 Holiday Gift Guide
December 12, 2011 – 12:22 pm | Comments Off on My Tasty 2011 Holiday Gift Guide
My Tasty 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

Is it THAT time of year again, already?
Well, here are some of the goodies on my shopping list this year.  Given the sad state of the economy, all of my selections this year are super …

Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes
December 7, 2011 – 6:30 pm | 3 Comments
Wild Mushroom Chestnut Soup with Autumn Garnishes

What does one make for dinner on a dark, cold, rainy, Wednesday night when her cozy family is snoozing away at 6pm and she is left to her own resourceful devices in a quiet kitchen?
It’s …

Kale Chips
November 29, 2011 – 11:18 am | 9 Comments
Kale Chips

I’ve been meaning to make Kale Chips for some time now, but recently the universe has conspired to provide the impetus for me to pick up a bunch of kale and get to it.
First, kale …

Buh-Bye, BPA
November 23, 2011 – 8:26 am | 10 Comments
Buh-Bye, BPA

First it was baby bottles, infant formula can liners and baby toys that started going BPA-free to protect the most vulnerable members of our society from the potentially harmful effects of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical component of a …