Tech Tuesday: Making Vinaigrette

Because many store bought vinaigrettes contain a lot of unnatural ingredients—synthetic flavorings, additives, and more—and preservatives, seasoned home cooks and chefs often prefer to make their own. Making your own vinaigrette is easy and allows you to be in complete control, using your own choice of fresh and flavorful ingredients. Traditionally, a vinaigrette is made… Read More

Spring Vegetable Soup

Need a quick and healthy dinner in less than an hour? Well, here you go. This will take you about 45 minutes, really. This one pot meal is an adaptation of a recipe I saw in the most recent edition of Cooking Light magazine. My version is oil free, using the culinary technique, dry-sauté, I discussed in my last post. Instead of… Read More

Romanesco Broccoli Bisque

Romanesco broccoli is one of the most stunning vegetables I’ve ever seen. Striking in appearance, its fractal form—a complex geometrical shape that looks almost the same at every scale factor— makes it look a bit like a beautiful sea creature or, something from another planet. Each spiky floret, composed of a series of smaller florets buds, is arranged in… Read More

Root Vegetable Galette with Kamut and Fresh Herbs

Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen Mindfulness Like many, I’m often a bit more reflective about my life at the beginning of each year. As we start our journey once again around the sun, I’ve been thinking about how I… Read More