The holidays can be a difficult period, what with the unending parade of dense and rich foods. I desperately needed a break from it yesterday. I started removing cans from the pantry and rummaging through the refrigerator and this is what I came up with. I will just call it a warm pasta …click to continue Warm Farfalle Salad
I really like coconut and peanuts. I can’t say I’ve ever found a good way to put them together until now. Add curry and you have a wonderful dip for all manner of crudités. I made the dip to go with sugar snap peas. I could eat pounds and pounds of sugar snap peas. …click to continue Coconut Curry Peanut Dip
I created this salad because I desperately needed something crunchy, green-ish and vegetable based after the holiday onslaught. How many pies have I made in the last 6 weeks? Don’t ask.
Suffice to say, I’m looking forward to a fresh start, food wise. And my mind has turned to salads. It is like tasty, …click to continue Prosperity Salad
I’d be fibbing if I didn’t admit that the spiritual predecessor of these pies is Rebecca Rather’s “All Sold Out Chicken Pot Pies from her exceptional The Pastry Queen.” At this point, they don’t really match up, but hers was the first recipe that made me think that I could …click to continue Individual Chicken Pot Pies
I was drawn to this recipe, because it doesn’t try to gild the lily, so to speak. I rather like the way carrots taste, sweet or not. This carrot soup is notably lacking excess sweeteners, and boasts one mere teaspoon of sugar. The result, unless you have very sweet carrots to start with, is …click to continue Cream of Carrot Soup