maple tahini chicken stir-fry

maple tahini chicken stir-fry

This past weekend was a big one for the state of Vermont.  It was the Maple Open House weekend.  That’s when Vermont sugar houses open their doors to the public.  This resulted in a steady stream of cars jostling and bumping up our muddy, rutted road to reach our...
turkey chili with pintos

turkey chili with pintos

Craig Claiborne, famed New York Times food writer, once said chili con carne, rather than apple pie, might be America’s favorite dish. I know from my perspective it would certainly seem so. More than any other recipe, friends are always asking for chili recipe...
bison bolognese

bison bolognese

Healthy bolognese sauce made with finely chopped carrots, onions and celery, with bison (or grass-fed beef) with fire roasted tomatoes. Served tossed with whole-grain pasta, it makes a healthy family friendly meal.  I think one of the first real arguments I had with...

in print

  Here is a list of my published recipes. You can read more about my culinary background the other recipe development, food photography and content development work I do here. _______ 4 Slim Down Dinners, Recipes EatingWell Magazine, January 2016 Maple: 100 Sweet and...
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...
Thai Green Curry Marinated Lamb with Cashew Curry Sauce

Thai Green Curry Marinated Lamb with Cashew Curry Sauce

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A few weeks ago I tasted a sauce at a party and I’ve been obsessing about it since.  It was creamy and coconutty with a kick of heat. It had been served with flank steak that night, but I thought it’d also be good with lamb. I...

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