Tom Kah Butternut Squash

  Looking for an interesting and different way to make soup out of your fall/winter squash? Well here it is—butternut squash harmonized by the exotic Thai flavors and cooked (tom) in coconut milk which has been infused with galangal (kha), lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves. It’s spicy, cozy, delicious, and just the thing for fall and winter.… Read More

Creamy Zucchini Soup

A quick post before the weekend. I had a few end-of-the-season zucchinis laying around my kitchen and decided to use them last week for my lazy-Sunday-afternoon soup routine. This is a silky soup that’s simply made. You can either peel the zucchinis or not; it’s up to you. Cook them with some onions, garlic and carrots in… Read More

Spicy Black-Eyed Peas with Greens

Having never cooked turnip greens before, I wasn’t sure what to do with them when I received a large bunch of it in my CSA box last week. My mind turned toward the American South where eating turnip greens is a favorite in many homes. I had about a cup of dried black-eyed peas in a jar… Read More

Shaved Fennel Salad

Fennel has a sweet, yet quiet flavor that I really like. It can be added to almost anything because other flavors adhere to it so well.The first time I tried fennel in a salad, I remember thinking its crunch help put the salad over the top. It’s available year-round and tastes great raw with just a bit of olive oil, lemon… Read More

Food Day Challenge: Cook at Home

Hi Friends, In celebration of national Food Day coming up this weekend I’ve got a fun Cooking Challenge for you. But first, in Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, he advised: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Wonderful words of advice that have resonated with many people around the world. However, with no disrespect to… Read More

PWC’s 2nd Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Hi Friends! PWC’s 2nd Healthy Lifestyle Challenge is soon to begin on Monday, October 12th. I’m looking forward to participating in this Challenge with you, regardless of whether or not you participated in our last Healthy Lifestyle Challenge. If you’d like to join me, please let me know in a comment below! If you know of anyone else… Read More