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The perfect salad nicoise

In Recipes, Salads On May 26, 2013 0 Comments

I have always loved this beautiful and delicious entree salad that has every food group represented on one plate; vegetables, protein, carbs, olives and herbs. But sadly, few… Read More »

Crostoni with Fresh Ricotta and Oven Roasted Peppers

In Appetizers, Recipes On February 17, 2013 0 Comments

Crostini means little toasts in Italian and crostoni is the word used for large toasts. In this recipe I use any rustic loaf of bread sliced into long… Read More »

Warm French Lentil Salad with Walnuts

In Recipes, Side Dishes On February 12, 2013 0 Comments

I am a huge fan of legumes and especially the quick cooking lentil. French lentils are the tiny, dark green ones you find in specialty food stores and… Read More »

Nutty, Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

In Desserts, Recipes On February 11, 2013 0 Comments

These cookies I teach in my vegetarian classes as they are vegan and can even be made gluten free if you use brown rice flour in place of… Read More »

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart

In Desserts, Recipes On February 11, 2013 0 Comments

Valentines Day is this week and of course what we want is chocolate! How did it ever come to be that chocolate is associated with love, romance and… Read More »

Thai Shrimp Soup with Shitake

In Recipes, Soups On January 22, 2013 0 Comments

Anytime is perfect for soup but especially during the chilly winter months when a hot steaming bowl of nourishment is just the ticket. I make this regularly and… Read More »

Sesame Seared Tuna on Wonton Crisps with Wasabi Creme Fraiche

In Appetizers, Recipes On January 10, 2013 0 Comments

A simple and elegant appetizer that is a crowd pleaser. Seared rare tuna sits on top of deep fried wonton triangles- I know, I know, frying is so… Read More »

Portobellos on Bruschetta with Caramelized Onions

In Appetizers, Recipes On January 5, 2013 0 Comments

This is one of my favorite appetizers and well worth the effort. Not first date material because it’s a mouthful and not for dainty eaters but man, on… Read More »

Salt is the one thing people don’t use enough of

In Food Interest Stories, Recipes On November 16, 2012 0 Comments

Food is such a big deal for most of us we look forward to a good meal and have all kinds of attachments to food via our emotions…. Read More »

Thai Vegetable Curry

In Entrees, Recipes On November 14, 2012 0 Comments

There is something about curries the Thai way that are beyond yummy with their slow burning heat tempered by smooth and creamy coconut milk which is the base… Read More »