Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
January 6, 2015 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Here’s a cute little appetizer recipe inspired by the 52 New Foods Challenge, my new year’s resolution to try one new food with my family each week in 2015.
While I’ve loved beets for ages, …

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Locavore Destination: Westerly, RI (and thereabouts)
June 24, 2013 – 7:41 pm | No Comment
Locavore Destination: Westerly, RI (and thereabouts)

My family has been making annual pilgrimages to the various beaches in Southern Rhode Island for about 15 summers now.  What started as weeklong house rentals morphed into monthlong rentals, and over the years we’ve …

What To Do With 9lbs of Strawberries
June 17, 2013 – 7:17 pm | One Comment
What To Do With 9lbs of Strawberries

It’s a first-world problem if there ever was one– and here in the Northeast, a short-lived, annual one that presents itself in June.
That is: What do you do with the enormous basket of tender, ripe …

The Frozen Banana, Evolved
June 7, 2013 – 7:41 am | No Comment
The Frozen Banana, Evolved

As a kid growing up in the early 80s, homemade frozen treats were rather simple.  A popsicle was OJ, frozen.  A frozen treat was a whole peeled banana, wrapped in tin foil, frozen.  No one …

Japchae Noodles (Korean Stir-Fried Sweet Potato Noodles)
May 1, 2013 – 7:46 pm | 2 Comments
Japchae Noodles (Korean Stir-Fried Sweet Potato Noodles)

Here’s the dish that officially broke me out of my weeknight cooking rut.
I’ve recently been stuck on autopilot with regard to meal preparation for my children.  The carb rotation had become particularly stale: pasta, rice, …

The Curious (and somewhat polarizing) Case of Chia
April 17, 2013 – 8:17 am | 7 Comments
The Curious (and somewhat polarizing) Case of Chia

Some so-called superfood trends came and passed without making their way into my clinical practice.  Goji schmojey– when was the last time I found myself telling a patient: “I have the answer to your problems– …

Gluten Free Biscotti (Kosher for Passover)
March 23, 2013 – 1:26 pm | One Comment
Gluten Free Biscotti (Kosher for Passover)

For years, my mom has been making these crunchy biscotti to serve with tea at our Passover Seder.  She calls them mandelbread (or mandelbrot), but I’m sorry– they are so very biscotti to me.  More …