photo: Natalie Woyshner
Contributed by Katy Morris
How does a non-Jewish, half-Mexican, half-Japanese, treyf-loving chef become the first ever kosher “cheftestant” on one of the most popular TV shows in the country?
“I didn’t pick kosher, kosher picked me,” he claims.
Chef Katsuji Tanabe of L.A.’s premiere authentic Mexican kosher restaurant, Mexikosher and recent winner of Food Network’s Chopped, made it through the first round of Top Chef last Wednesday eve.
On the eve of the premiere, I asked him to Tell Me More. Continue reading
photo: Glenn Scott
Chances are great that you will be serving chicken for one of your holiday meal over the next few weeks. And if you’re anything like me, you’ll want it to be a super easy dish to throw together. Continue reading
Contributed by Marcia Selden Catering
While many people associate September with back to school, we like to think of September as bumper crop season. Here’s one of our all-time favorite recipes for one of our all-time favorite veggies! Continue reading
I picked up about a dozen tomatoes from one of my favorite farms here in CT as I was heading home from an early morning walk at the beach today. I am happy to go out of my way to see what’s being offered at Stahursky Farm.
Single words burnished into weathered plaques inform passersby about what has been picked from the field that morning.
photo courtesy of Marcia Selden Catering
Contributed by Marcia Selden Catering in Stamford, CT
Fish tacos are one of our favorites meals in the summertime. These super healthy, low calorie tacos are wrapped in a crisp lettuce leaf and go perfectly with an ice cold beer! Continue reading
Photo and recipe contributed by Marcia Selden Catering, CT.
Here’s a delicious, vegetarian and vegan, room temperature pasta dish that requires little cooking and is light, easy, and delicious. For a gluten- free version, check out this Shirataki pasta and seek out soy-free soy sauce at your local Whole Foods. Continue reading
There’s always a lot of buzz around Le Farm, Bill Taibe‘s farm to table restaurant in Westport, CT. Taibe is admirably and firmly committed to sourcing from many of my favorite farms within a short distance from his charming and very popular restaurant.
Truth is though, I’ve struggled to find enough vegetarian friendly fare to keep me going back as a regular. So imagine my surprise when Executive Chef, Arik Bensimon Continue reading
Remember when seedy was a bad thing? When you bite into Mary’s Gone Crackers you know that seeds are good. Very good. Mary’s Original Seed Cracker is loaded Continue reading
Molasses BBQ Glazed Chicken
If grilling is in your plan for Father’s Day this Sunday, you may want to treat your guy to this moist, smoky chicken with homemade BBQ sauce. It’s thick and spicy with classic flavors that match perfectly with well, almost any meat or chicken that you’re likely to throw on the grill. Continue reading
With Mom’s Day fast approaching the time is ripe to focus on simple and healthy spring salads. Local produce is finally appearing at farmers’ markets with earliest spring crops, asparagus, rhubarb and kale, leading the pack. For this tasty and nutritious Quinoa and Kale Salad we are highlighting a load of fresh green herbs and Lacinato kale. Continue reading