Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Lessons Learned between Layers of Lasagna

Lessons Learned between Layers of Lasagna
I've been teaching a trio of teen girls how to prepare healthy, seasonal, mostly vegetarian meals since they were eleven. Yesterday they reminded me that they will be heading to high school in the fall. I'm excited to think that I've given them a foundation for how to prepare nutritious and tasty meals for fr...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Easy Creamy Cheesecake Bites

Easy Creamy Cheesecake Bites
I think everything is better in mini, especially enticing holiday desserts that are better eaten in controlled portions. Shavuot desserts, laden and rich with creamy cheese, may be hard to resist, though. I really understood how tantalizing mini cheesecakes are when I taught an animated group of tweens ho...


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Kosher Like Me Greens Up with Pesto for Passover

Kosher Like Me Greens Up with Pesto for Passover

We love to celebrate holidays with symbolic foods. That's why we're seeing green as we welcome spring (have you heard the birds?!) and Passover simultaneously with this vegan and gluten-free pesto over spaghetti squash.
But with earliest veggies like morels, mint and pea greens still 6-8 weeks away h...



Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Fuss-free Artichoke Tart for a Quickie Dinner

Fuss-free Artichoke Tart for a Quickie Dinner

If you know that your family will be racing to the finish line even before they begin your Purim meal, consider keeping your entree super simple with this Artichoke and Gruyere Tart. We love that it's meat-free so all hamantaschen, even those laden with butter, are fair game. 11336...



Wednesday, March 9, 2016

2 Family Owned Cookie Companies & Why We’re Sweet on Them

2 Family Owned Cookie Companies & Why We’re Sweet on Them

Katy Morris Recently, we spent an exhilarating morning munching handmade cookies and chatting with food entrepreneurs in an inconspicuous “incubator” right in our own backyard here in CT. We had just read an article in the NYTimes about a similar space (in Queens, NY) and were prompted to finally ch...



Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Winter Salad that Meets the Challenge

Winter Salad that Meets the Challenge

Winter salads can taste a little lackluster, we know. But colder months provide an opportunity to create pairings with dried fruits and nuts that sing differently but still shine in composed salads bursting with warm flavors and colors. 11364...



Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Easy Spiced Zucchini Bread

Easy Spiced Zucchini Bread

We love easy-to-bake recipes that highlight seasonal spices like the heady quad of cinnamon, ginger, allspice and cloves. Once you've baked this super moist Spiced Zucchini Bread, your home will carry the warming scents of Autumn for days. And with Chanukah and family gatherings ramping up next week, that'...



Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Apple & Fennel Noodle Kugel

Apple & Fennel Noodle Kugel

Melissa Roberts Noodle kugel usually finds itself alongside the bagels at a Yom Kippur break fast. Kugel, sweetened with fruit and sugar, symbolizes a wish for a sweet year ahead. There are many variations on this theme and the following recipe provides tradition with a twist on the familiar. A cottage ...



Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Carrot Tagliatelle Satisfies Your Pasta (ish) Urge

Carrot Tagliatelle Satisfies Your Pasta (ish) Urge

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, pe...



Monday, November 24, 2014

Oh- So Easy Vegetarian Mushroom Soup

Oh- So Easy Vegetarian Mushroom Soup
Mushroom soup is one of our all-time favorites.  On a chilly day, there’s nothing better than wrapping your hands around a warm mug of soup and enjoying! Offer this vegetarian soup as a first course with some fun garnishes, or make it a meal with a big salad and hot crusty bread....