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maple sesame cauliflower

maple sesame cauliflower

I have yet to see cauliflower listed on a kid’s menu.  Heck, it isn’t usually on the regular menu because a lot of adults I know won’t eat it either.  But we all should eat it and here’s 5 reasons why: Don’t let it’s white pallor...
Orange Ginger Green Beans

Orange Ginger Green Beans

I’m not really into kitchen gadgets. I don’t have a garlic press, an egg separater or an egg slicer. My kitchen is well outfitted, don’t get me wrong, but I don’t like cluttered drawers and cabinets. There is one “gadget,” if you...
Turkey and Biscuit Casserole

Turkey and Biscuit Casserole

  Transform left-over Thanksgiving Turkey into creamy comforting Turkey and Biscuit Casserole. This recipe also works with chicken. I admit I don’t love left-overs.  I am working on embracing them (after all they are cheap and easy.)  I just get a little skeeved...
Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Balsamic Caramelized Onions

When I was a personal chef, I cooked for people with all sorts of dietary restrictions.  There was the no gluten family, the vegetarian South Beach dieters and even the bodybuilder who was after as much protein as I could deliver.  I was happy to whip up all sorts of...
In Season– Pumpkins! Brown Rice Pumpkin Risotto

In Season– Pumpkins! Brown Rice Pumpkin Risotto

Does the mention of making risotto conjure images of standing at the stove for a half hour, stirring until your arm falls off?  What? You don’t love that?  Hey, what a coincidence I don’t either!  Another gripe: I am sort of a whole-grain freak and I think...
Creamy Pasta Salad with Snap Peas, Radishes and Scapes

Creamy Pasta Salad with Snap Peas, Radishes and Scapes

I feel honored when my friends and family think of me when they have a culinary question. For example, my dad calls to ask if it’s okay to keep food that he’s mistakenly left at room temperature for a day and a half. Or a friend wants to know how long to...

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