For some reason, beets get a bad rap, especially with the younger generation. Like some of the other veggies in our lives, we’ve had some quite awful beets which might explain their unpopularity. Overcooked or canned, these quite messy root veggies can quite honestly taste pretty bad and the red ones can stain our clothes…
From the time I take my last bite of summer fresh corn, I crave the taste all year long. It may only take another nine months until I get to savor the sugary sweet flavors again, but a bit of delayed gratification only enhances my enjoyment as I pull back the husk and take my first crisp bite of bi-color corn.
Every week there are new colors! Last week, the yellow and purple cauliflower caught my eye. Though tired of cauliflower, my family devoured a head of roasted yellow florets. Open your eyes and shake things up this week: shop by color! Take your little ones by the hand, head to the market and look for…
Sometimes something from the past deserves a reinvention for a new time. Take this vintage cone sieve with wood masher which finishes your tomato sauce better than any sieve with a hand crank. I used it this afternoon to get the most puree out of the remaining seeds and skins which were leftover from my blanched tomatoes which has been seeded and skinned.
These two bite Gefilte fish appetizers are the perfect way to serve this classic food at your Passover dinner. Served with a tangy horseradish sauce, you might not even have any leftovers!
Reminiscent of old fashioned jelly filled donuts, cake flour makes these muffins light and airy. The cranberry sauce is a tart surprise with every bite of these sweet treats. They are a terrific way to use up your leftover cranberry sauce from Thanksgiving.
These fresh salmon cakes served with Chipotle Lime mayonnaise are packed with spices, peppers and scallions which give them plenty of zing. Trust me, they will hit just the spot. Plus they freeze exceptionally well and can be pulled out for individual meals throughout the busy work days. Make them dinner sized or two bite sized and serve as a party appetizer.
A layer of buttered pecans, Dulce de Leche and dark chocolate set in heart shape molds are topped with just a hint of sea salt for a sophisticated take on the classic chocolate caramel turtle.