Pasilla peppers are a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy…but just a bit. These dark green peppers add great earthy flavor to dishes and are a delicious addition to this creamy, roasted tomato soup. Do you still have roast turkey or chicken in the fridge? Here’s a great way to use it up and … Continued
Now that the holiday season is here, many of us will be spending a lot of time cooking. A common byproduct of cooking is food waste. The thing is, many waste items can still be used in really delicious ways. Here are 5 food waste items that you shouldn’t toss out, what to do … Continued
Every once in a while, I roast a whole chicken. When the bird has been cared for (free range, organic), it results in a succulent, elegant meal that tastes delicious, is good for you, and lets you enjoy the entire chicken instead of just its parts. But what do you do with a whole bird? … Continued
My husband and I have a Monday-evening ritual that involves cooking up the same thing each week and tuning in to the latest episode of House. It’s not exciting. In fact, it is completely comfortable and relaxed – a way of easing back into the week. But, it is something we both look forward to. … Continued
As a kid, I hated meatloaf. I think it was the ketchup. I had a bad experience with it and avoided it well into my 20s. Unfortunately, it meant I never developed a taste for dishes that included it. This week, I decided to test my taste buds and pulled out an old copy of … Continued
Well, it’s that time of year again – cooler weather, celebration, and that feeling of dread that so many of us feel when faced with big holiday gatherings full of social pressure and off-limit foods at every turn. Here are the strategies I’ll be using this year, along with other ideas for having an amazingly filling holiday that honors your food constraints and choices.