I am a huge fan of Thanksgiving food. I love the roast turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and well, everything. BUT, Thanksgiving is not always a good day for people who are trying to eat healthy, there is just SO MUCH FOOD! Whether you’re trying […]
If I were forced at gunpoint to choose my favorite mushroom of all time, and it would be the only mushroom I ever ate again (tough dilemma for a mushroom lover such as myself), I would have to go with chanterelles. Chanterelle mushrooms appear delicate, […]
I technically only work four days a week. You might think that would mean that I have lots of free time to relax, spend time with friends and follow my favorite tv shows, but this is not the case. Between cooking classes, blogging, festival demos, […]
Have you ever wondered what to do with asparagus ends? Wonder no more! Here’s how to turn those woody ends of asparagus into creamy, flavorful, asparagus ends soup.
I’ve avoided writing about what’s going on in Japan. I want this site to be fun, informative and full of joy. Yet it’s hard to make your writing cheerful when your heart is breaking. I was planning a lighthearted post on picky eaters and vegetables, […]
This may be my new favorite rice dish. Actually, I think I’m evenly divided between this and pomegranate saffron rice. The great thing about this recipe is that it’s perfect for using up leftover rice. Sometimes when I make rice for something I end up […]
The pilot series of the Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Program has been completed! One purpose of the classes was to provide recipes using ingredients that are commonly turned down at the Food Bank because people don’t know how to use them. The first […]
Today’s Hunger Challenge recipe is a simple chicken pasta recipe with juicy bites of pan fried chicken, peas that burst in your mouth with sweetness, and a rich creamy parmesan sauce that’s so much healthier than it tastes. Oh and good news: I no longer […]