A few years ago I hosted vegetarians for Thanksgiving, and I considered it a delightful challenge to serve veggie Gravy. Everyone preferred it over the turkey gravy. This gravy gets beautiful flavor from fresh herbs (dried works in a pinch) and good vegetable stock. Build out the gravy texture early with shallots, butter and flour,…
Applesauce was the first food to be eaten by a human in space. Yup. John Glenn was the guy who ate it.
Happy 80th Birthday Dad! The following recipe is (entirely unedited) from my dad’s mom. I am publishing it for my dad’s 80th birthday and spoiler alert, when he visits in a couple of days he may or may not be having these along with his favorite birthday dinner she made for him as a kid,…
As a chef and nutritionist with multiple specialties including vegan diets, I thought it might be helpful to share some great basics about a healthy vegan diet. Transitioning to a vegan diet often proves to be the obstacle that keeps people from deciding to do it, or from succeeding when they do try. That got…
If you’ve never made a fresh tortilla, you’re missing out.
What Mexican combo plate is complete without delicious refried beans (aka refritos)?
Pretty yellow rice with a flavorful , colorful medley of corn and peppers.
Cilantro about to go south in the fridge? Here’s a simple way to give it new life.
Simple, fresh, and forgiving enough for oh, say, a pandemic.
How to make the thinnest, crispiest pizza crust.