December 5, 2011I remember learning at an early age that some of the magic in my grandma’s cooking was her fearlessness. Seasonings were her weapons of mass consumption.
November 29, 2011You may have heard that on average “over 75% of the sodium (a component of salt) that we eat comes from processed foods.”
November 22, 2011When I was in culinary school, I found the liberal use of salt almost as appalling as the even more liberal use of butter. Instructions to season to taste had nothing to do with fresh herbs or pepper.
November 21, 2011When I was younger I used to watch ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ when I got home after school. Now, whenever I hear someone talk about ‘lifestyles,’ I can’t help but hear the nasal voice of Robin Leach, the show’s British host, narrating the message.
November 3, 2011Soup is the great meal extender. In the well known story of Stone Soup, a soup made from a little of this and that, feeds a village that had little in the way of food to share with travelers.
November 2, 2011This combination of sweet vegetables with pungent pesto is great for a simple grain and vegetable bowl.
November 1, 2011Beans are one of the most underrated ingredients. Very inexpensive, very versatile and very shelf-stable, beans can be made into delicious dishes from breakfast to dessert.
October 26, 2011Since root vegetables and winter squash are most prevalent at this time of year, you might like to try these delicious Harvest based recipes.
October 25, 2011Somehow my tiny studio apartment seems to be a resting place for friends. They always wake up to the smell of coffee and eggs…mostly because of the proximity of the stove to the couch.
October 20, 2011My husband is a planner and he LOVES his budget. His inner accountant comes out of hiding at the beginning of each month when he looks over all of our expenses from the previous month...