Jicama Slaw
July 19, 2016 – 11:12 am | No Comment

Hello again, friends! It’s been far too long since I last posted, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been mucking around in the kitchen.  I mark the passage of time by cycles of loading and …

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The Caviar of Lentils
April 16, 2009 – 11:32 am | 2 Comments
The Caviar of Lentils

Lentils seem to have a reputation as poor man’s food; a high-protein staple that fills you up on the cheap.  But no one would dare to characterize Beluga lentils in this way.  Even when cooked, …

Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat
April 12, 2009 – 7:00 pm | 11 Comments
Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat

I first encountered Alegria–which means ‘happiness’– when I was visiting Puebla, Mexico. It sort of looks like a thick rice cake, only it’s much denser and sweeter.  The fact that it’s mostly sold in confectionary …

Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon
April 9, 2009 – 9:21 pm | 6 Comments
Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon

I resisted writing about quinoa for some time.  Not because I don’t think it’s awesome (I do!), but because it seems like the mainstream media has finally picked up on its awesomeness and has been …

Stalking Asparagus
April 2, 2009 – 8:08 pm | 2 Comments
Stalking Asparagus

Spring is a much anticipated time in my world, as it marks the beginning of Asparagus season.  While it’s true that you can find these magically delicious stalks year-round in most supermarkets, wintertime asparagus tends …

Not your mama’s (Gluten-free) Matzoh Balls
March 29, 2009 – 4:52 pm | 41 Comments
Not your mama’s (Gluten-free) Matzoh Balls

 

 
Nothing says Passover like matzoh ball soup, the original Jewish comfort food. Feeling under the weather? Have some matzoh ball soup.  Depressed?  Have some matzoh ball soup. Homesick? Defrost some of mom’s matzoh ball soup. …

New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged
March 26, 2009 – 7:53 pm | 14 Comments
New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged

From what I can tell, many people in the nutrition field regard people who claim to be lactose intolerant with a dose of skepticism.  Apparently, some data somewhere shows that many people who think they …