Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

My daughter’s birthday is March 7. I have come to think about her birth—so many years ago, now—as the first hopeful sign of Spring to come. The day she was born the sun was shining, but I remember it being cold outside (Could it have been snowing?). When the nurses...
Drunken Mushrooms and Wild Rice Pilaf

Drunken Mushrooms and Wild Rice Pilaf

Well it is the beginning of Carnival season. So when my friend and local mushroom guru Leo suggested I try my hand at Drunken Mushrooms…mais bien sur! I trotted on over to his house to pick up some fresh shitakes and his basic recipe, then headed back to the...
Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ok, so really, aren’t these just the prettiest little things? And every diner gets his or her own. How cute is that? Well it’s way more than cute: it’s delicious, healthy, inclusive (can be vegan, gluten free, vegetarian or down right meaty) and pretty darn easy to...