School Safe, Allergen Friendly Latkes for Hannukah
December 15, 2016 – 6:13 pm | No Comment

This is the fourth year in a row that I’ve brought my latke-making show on the road to my children’s school, staking out a corner in their classroom to fry up a seasonal storm of potato …

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Field Guide to a Wheaty World
April 15, 2010 – 10:39 am | 2 Comments
Field Guide to a Wheaty World

I have a confession: I’ve gone MIA these past two weeks for one, simple reason: my eating habits have been appallingly bad, and about the only things I’ve managed to actually “cook” at home (I’m …

Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale
April 3, 2010 – 3:58 pm | 2 Comments
Mission Possible: A Healthy Tamale

When the universe closes a door, it opens a window.
And indeed it was so when our attempt to follow a recipe for a (naturally gluten-free) empanada using mashed plantains for the dough failed miserably.  The …

A Springtime Fava-rite, now in season
March 28, 2010 – 7:24 pm | 3 Comments
A Springtime Fava-rite, now in season

If you’ve ever had authentic, Middle Eastern falafel, there’s a reasonably good chance that fava beans have crossed your lips even without your knowing it.  But if you haven’t tasted the fava bean divorced from …

Conquering the Artichoke
March 18, 2010 – 6:11 am | One Comment
Conquering the Artichoke

While my pantry is always stocked with a jar of brined artichoke hearts (they’re one of my favorite ingredients for a frittata or to toss into pasta with parmesean cheese, sauteed mushrooms and garlic), I …

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 …

ANDI says: Eat your Collard Greens
March 4, 2010 – 9:13 am | 5 Comments
ANDI says: Eat your Collard Greens

Last week, I ran into ANDI while shopping at Whole Foods.
ANDI–which stands for Aggregate Nutrient Density Index–is a food-rating system developed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman that assigns a score of 1-1000 to all foods based …