Japchae

I just came back from a lovely weekend in Bethany Beach, Delaware. My sister and her family are vacationing there for the week and we just went up for the weekend. It was so nice to have the opportunity for our little ones, all under the age of five, to play together. The weekend was filled… Read More

Roasted Orange Cauliflower with Oat Berries and Coconut-Lime Dressing

What is essential is to observe. Get to know your child. If you really recognize what your child needs…then you will respond in the right way. — Dr. Emmi Pikler One of my favorite books is The Little Prince, a worldwide classic by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Though written as a children’s book, the book has… Read More

What’s a Kohlrabi?

At a recent trip to my local farmers market, I came across kohlrabi. To be honest, I had no idea what it was nor did I have the slightest idea of what to do with it. This sputnik-shaped vegetable intrigued me. I asked the farmers for advice and immediately bought a few to begin experimenting at… Read More

Tiella

Popular in southern Italy, a Tiella is a beautifully layered vegetable dish that often contains tomatoes, potatoes, and zucchini. Its name refers to a deep earthenware baking dish as well as anything cooked in that dish. A Tiella, however, can also be cooked in other baking dishes. Every region in Italy has their own favorite version of Tiella—variations for ingredients… Read More