Chimichurri: It’s Easy Being Green

Chimichurri: It’s Easy Being Green

Any time of the year that you can get your hands on a gorgeous bunch of green parsley, you can transform it into a deeply satisfying sauce that can be used on pretty much anything. A few cloves of garlic later and a healthy dose of extra virgin olive oil, you have...
Silky Potato & Leek Soup

Silky Potato & Leek Soup

We are soup people. Some people go crazy over cheese or bacon, bread or maybe sweets…but we love soup. I learned my love of soup in a home where we would consume the equivalent of our body weight in soup almost daily. It was easy, since there were endless...
Indian Red Lentil Dahl

Indian Red Lentil Dahl

I have gladly enjoyed a steaming bowl of dahl in the summertime. I don’t shy away from it. The temperature outdoors soars, and I sit in front of a bowlful of hot lentils happy as can be. It stands to reason, that come the wintertime, red lentil dahl is often on my...
A Little Antidote Against Murphy’s Law

A Little Antidote Against Murphy’s Law

We’ve  all had days that make us question our sanity…The fire alarm runs out of batteries in the middle of the night, your car is mysteriously falling apart at the mechanic shop even though you only took it in for an oil change, you have a “to...
Not Your Grandpa’s Lentils

Not Your Grandpa’s Lentils

There is a culinary anecdote in my family that has been passed down for a few generations now. When he was a little boy at the turn of the century, my grandfather (on my mom’s side) thought that lentils were simply revolting. To his dismay, lentils are quite a popular...
Homemade Golden Broth

Homemade Golden Broth

Lately I’ve been very grateful for good, homemade broth. Maybe it’s been the windy Spring weather that still carries a chilly reminder of the recent Winter but, in any case, a bowl of steaming broth has been my go to medicine this past few weeks. I hear that it has...