Thursday, March 31, 2022

Greening your Passover Menus & Asparagus Soup

Greening your Passover Menus & Asparagus Soup
I'm in the very best company as I present my Passover cooking class via zoom on April 6, 2022 from 7:30- 9 PM. I'm smack in the middle of presentations by two of my favorite Jewish cooking icons, Joan Nathan and Leah Koenig. I'm honored to be in such talented company. Truly gobsmacked, in fact. You may reg...


Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Easy Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Sausage & Broccoli

Easy Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Sausage & Broccoli
Something magical happens when gnocchi, sausage, broccoli and onions sizzle on a piping hot sheet pan. Maybe it's the golden edges of tender potato bites. Maybe it's the easy recipe and almost effortless clean-up. Maybe it's simply the triumph of pulling together another dinner at the end of another ...


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, January 9, 2019

These Trumpet Mushrooms Beg for Linguini

These Trumpet Mushrooms Beg for Linguini
I love to experiment with all varieties of mushrooms, especially in the winter when green markets can be short on enticing ingredients to spark new creations in my kosher kitchen. Since Seacoast Mushrooms became a weekly vendor at the Westport Farmers' Market, I've joined the throngs of 'shroom enthusiasts ...


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Zucchini Crisps & Lessons Learned Cooking with Tweens

Zucchini Crisps & Lessons Learned Cooking with Tweens
A few weeks ago I hosted three tweens in my kitchen for a series of cooking classes on various themes. The experience was so rich that it left me ruminating about the lessons I learned from three eleven year olds this summer. While we chopped, simmered, improvised, questioned and consulted with each other ...