Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)
March 4, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

I debated whether to call this dish a souffle or a spoonbread.  Technically, it doesn’t fit the definition of either, but texture-wise, it could pass for both.  I opted for “souffle” since that designation places …

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Chicory: a prebiotic’s secret life unearthed
February 28, 2009 – 6:41 pm | 9 Comments
Chicory: a prebiotic’s secret life unearthed

In the nutrition world, prebiotics are the new black.
I’m reading about them everywhere, and seeing them added to more and more foods in the supermarket each time I go.
Even if you haven’t heard of them, …

Pleased to finally meet you, Rutabaga
February 25, 2009 – 7:15 pm | 4 Comments
Pleased to finally meet you, Rutabaga

As winter drags on, the pickings are slim in the New York City farmers markets.  As far as fresh produce goes, all I see in abundance these days are apples… and rutabagas.
So I figured it …

Polenta: where breakfast meets dinner
February 22, 2009 – 8:28 pm | 7 Comments
Polenta: where breakfast meets dinner

In this past week’s Dining section, the NY Times’ Mark Bittman wrote an impassioned article arguing that breakfast was a perfectly good time to cook savory foods once reserved only for dinner. The photo …

Nut-phobic no more!
February 18, 2009 – 8:21 pm | No Comment
Nut-phobic no more!

There’s something about the nut bowl at a party which can elicit all sorts of alarm among weight conscious magazine editors. The way some editors warn us about it, being stationed next to the …

Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon
February 15, 2009 – 12:10 pm | 3 Comments
Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon

It’s still heart awareness month, so I’ve decided to send some love to a heart-healthy pantry item that seems to get so little of it: canned salmon.
When I was young, my Grandma Esther used to …

Keeping a low (lipid) profile
February 13, 2009 – 2:39 pm | One Comment
Keeping a low (lipid) profile

It’s still heart awareness month, so I thought I’d dedicate this posting to triglycerides… those little-known blood lipids that constantly get overshadowed by publicity-hungry cholesterol, both “good” (HDL) and “bad” (LDL).
After a routine blood test, …