Inspiration is where you find it. I make no secret of my love for food-centric media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Netflix, Amazon Prime, magazines and books feed my habit. If it … Read More
I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t like samosas. That spiced potato filled pocket of goodness that seems to be a requirement at every Indian meal I’ve eaten. I love the … Read More
I love beets, whether in a salad or simply roasted or in the classic combination of beets with orange and red onion.
Today I’m riffing on the flavors of the … Read More
March can be a cruel month in the Chicago area. There is the potential for balmy days with zephyr’s teasing promise of summer, or it can be cold and raw, … Read More
This may be the simplest recipe I’ve ever posted, but just because it is simple doesn’t mean it isn’t good!
I had blistered and salted Shishito peppers for the first … Read More
For a cool meal with a little “Wow factor” try these “mocki-rolls.” I substituted steamed Swiss chard for Nori and quinoa for rice. Fillings are limited only by your imagination. … Read More
Baking soda softens chickpeas – allowing you to peel them and make a super creamy hummus.
When you’re overrun with produce – here’s a cool refreshing salad that’ won’t heat up your kitchen and tastes of summer! Tomatoes, cucumbers and sweet peppers combine for the tastes of that cold Spanish soup, without the spoon.
Funny how the weather is. Last year at this time it was in the low 80’s. This week, in the 20’s and 30’s. The garden is still drab and frozen, … Read More
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