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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Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?
January 27, 2009 – 8:21 pm | 2 Comments
Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?

Cauliflower soup is one of the easiest soups to make, and the pureed effect gives the soup a creamy taste and texture without actually having to use heavy cream. It’s also a good way …

Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat
January 25, 2009 – 3:23 pm | 13 Comments
Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat

Buckwheat joins the Jerusalem artichoke in the category of misleadingly-named foods. It’s not wheat–nor is it even technically a grain–but rather a plain old flowering plant whose seeds bear enough similarity to wheat grains …

I’ll have a peanut butter energy bar; hold the salmonella.
January 22, 2009 – 8:18 pm | 3 Comments
I’ll have a peanut butter energy bar; hold the salmonella.

In case you haven’t heard, America’s second-annual peanut-butter related salmonella outbreak is underway. This year, the contaminated peanut butter source has been linked to commercial-sized tubs produced by Peanut Corp. of America used by …

Book Review: Eat This, Not That (Supermarket Survival Guide)
January 21, 2009 – 6:53 am | 4 Comments
Book Review: Eat This, Not That (Supermarket Survival Guide)

There is certainly no shortage of books (or blogs, I suppose…. guilty as charged) trying to tell you what to eat.  At least 75% of them can be sorted in to one of two bins …

Confessions of a beanoholic
January 19, 2009 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Confessions of a beanoholic

Beans don’t get nearly enough credit. In my opinion, they are one of the best foods anyone could eat. They’re a very low-fat source of protein, they’re high in the kind of fiber …

Pozole: My pork-free vision of peace & hominy
January 16, 2009 – 8:21 pm | No Comment
Pozole: My pork-free vision of peace & hominy

I first encountered pozole at a small Mexican restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. It was a freezing cold day, much like today, in fact, and one of my friends ordered a preternaturally red, …