Playing with Pesto

Heading into month twenty bajillion of cooking at home, I’m sure many of us are forging into new areas of creativity, whether by desire or simply forced into it by the realities of our pantry circumstances. If not a bit of both. I’d say the latter’s true for me. I’m [...]

2020-07-01T20:12:38+00:00June 30th, 2020|Cooking at Home, Garden, Recipes|

Dinner in a Flash: Swordfish en Papillote

Don't let that fancy name scare you away. Cooking "en papillote," or in a paper pouch, is one of the easiest and most delicious ways to cook fish. You're essentially creating simple little steam ovens made of paper: the moisture stays fully enclosed in the packet and all the flavor [...]

2016-05-06T23:13:07+00:00March 5th, 2010|Cooking at Home, Garden|

Herban Summer Cooking

I almost forgot that I'd contributed recipes to the June issue of Cooking Light. Some magazines, particularly the larger nationals like CL, have really long lead times for the articles. I'd turned those recipes in well over a year ago and moved on to many other things in the meantime. [...]

2009-06-12T11:47:00+00:00June 12th, 2009|Cooking at Home, Garden, Seasonal Eats|

Buying from the Source, for the Garden

We talk about local/regional/seasonal all the time today with regard to what we cook at home, what we choose in restaurants when we eat out. It's a mantra that puts us all in a mindset to make some positive change: supporting local farmers, reducing carbon footprint, consuming more wholesome foods, [...]

2016-05-04T14:51:53+00:00November 3rd, 2008|Garden|