photo: Liz Rueven
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we’re as excited as you are! We know some of you have been pinning recipes since Labor Day. We have, too!
We’re here to help with the basics and beyond by steering you to some of our readers’ favorite past posts and directing you to many of our talented blogging pals’ recipes on our pinterest board here. Watch for our highlights later this week. Continue reading
Jerusalem artichokes are surprisingly misleading in more ways than one.
For starters, they’re not from Jerusalem and they’re not artichokes. And despite their knobby, uninviting look, this root vegetable magically transforms into a comforting, scrumptious and nutritious side dish.
Looking for an accompaniment to your Thanksgiving and meatless Monday meals? Try sunchokes! Continue reading
Photo: Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering
Contributed by Marcia Selden Catering
We love this healthier version of the classic breaded and fried rollatini. It’s lighter in calories but still packs a heavy flavor punch with ricotta, basil, fresh lemon and nutmeg filling. It works as an appetizer or an entrée and is the perfect summer dish. Continue reading
Photo: Liz Rueven
We always appreciate a healthy recipe with a twist and this vegan, gluten-free Black Eyed Pea Falafel is just that. Continue reading
Photo: Liz Rueven
Are you still swooning over summer’s abundance of fresh bounty at your farmers’ market?
One of our favorites just made its seasonal debut, and luckily, this versatile fruit will keep us busy in the kitchen right into autumn. When it comes to August aubergines, we’re all in. Continue reading
Photo: Liz Rueven
Shakshuka, a North African one-skillet, vegetarian dish, is basically eggs dropped into tomato sauce and baked until yolks firm up to your liking.
But there are as many riffs on this dish as there are cooks in the kitchen. So we’re sharing our most basic and favorite version here and you can add or subtract ingredients as you like.
Use the freshest eggs you can find and their richness will shine here. You’ll love the bold flavors as they come together, first on the stovetop and then in the oven. Continue reading
photo: Burning Bush
In advance of our round-up of favorite summer condiments for Father’s Day, we’d like to whet your whistle with this simple, thirst slacking, Burning Bush infused Burning Passion. Think: mid-week cocktail on the porch, in the park, or oceanside.
Not so hard, right? Continue reading
Photo: Melinda Strauss
I’ve decided to avoid breaking the calorie bank as we prepare for Shavuot this weekend. Maybe if I say it out loud and share it with y’all I will stick to my plan.
Since I suspect that some of you may be like-minded eaters as we try to drop those dreaded winter pounds, I’ve reconsidered our tradition of eating dairy kugels and blintzes by re-directing my focus.
If you thought you had to stay away from enjoying a big bowl of pasta because you’re trying to maintain a low-carb lifestyle, think again! The genius chefs at Marcia Selden Catering are sharing their utterly delicious and incredibly healthy (yes healthy!) recipe for carrot tagliatelle with creamy chevre, peas and toasted pine nuts.
Photo: Leaf and Ardor
We’re kicking off our warm weather Seasonal Snippets column with lots of minty inspiration and a gluten-free, low fat recipe for Mint Salmon Cucumber Rolls. With mint‘s uplifting and invigorating scent and all-around culinary versatility, it is a seasonal shoe-in!
While in ancient times, mint leaves were scattered on the floors of synagogues and home foyers as a symbol of hospitality, these days we prefer them on our plates and in our glasses to perk up everything from morning tea to savory dinners and cooling desserts. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading