Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette w/ Spring Greens

Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette w/ Spring Greens

Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette – Sweet. Tart. Tangy. Vegan.

Mouthwatering Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette has a flavor that’s sweet, tart and tangy all at the same time. Tremendously tasty when tossed with a variety of flavorful spring greens. Great with grains from quinoa to black rice. Luscious with lentils and roasted vegetables. Continue reading

Carrot Ribbon Pasta w/ Creamy Pesto Sauce – Gluten-Free

Carrot Ribbon Pasta w/ Creamy Pesto Sauce – Gluten-FreeCarrot Ribbons Become Pasta in this Dish for All Seasons

A bag of rainbow carrots, one remaining jar of last summer’s pesto in the freezer, and a container of just-made yogurt cheese. All the ingredients for cooking something new: Carrot Ribbon Pasta with Creamy Pesto Sauce. Get ready to be completely amazed. Continue reading

Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon

Moroccan Chard w/ Ras El Hanout & Preserved Lemon Moroccan Chard Inspired by Mourad Lahlou

A few magazines and cookware catalogs I read, or at least look at, from cover to cover. I store them in a basket. Folded corners mark the special stories and recipes I want to revisit. Periodically the overflowing basket begs to be cleaned out. Its spring cleaning began in earnest two weeks ago, until Continue reading

Cauliflower Soup – Impossibly Rich & Creamy

Cauliflower Soup – Impossibly Rich & CreamyThree-Ingredient Cauliflower Soup from Paul Bertolli

That’s it, just three ingredients, a head of cauliflower, an onion and water, make this impossibly rich and creamy Cauliflower Soup. One taste and you suspect cream. Nope, no cream, no dairy, no other vegetables, no nut milks. Only a fresh cauliflower and a large onion Continue reading

Braised Fennel & Carrots w/ Preserved Lemon

Braised Fennel & Carrots w/ Preserved LemonBraised Fennel & Carrots for Spring

It all started with these two gorgeous globe artichokes. I bought them at a local market a few weeks ago along with a large bulb of fennel. I’d been waiting for the first artichokes—a sure sign of spring—to appear. As I wanted to make a recipe Continue reading

Crispy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Crispy Ginger Molasses CookiesCrispy Ginger Molasses Cookies – My New Favorite Cookie

Do you remember the Molasses Sugar Cookie recipe on the back of the bottle of Brer Rabbit Molasses? I certainly do. My college roommate and I baked them rather frequently. Crisp, chewy and spicy. Everything I wanted in a cookie (when I didn’t want chocolate chips). Continue reading

Healthy Cooking Classes – Bozeman Spring 2014

Healthy Cooking Classes – Bozeman Spring 2014

Healthy Cooking Classes – March 29th & April 26th

Join me for one or both of these upcoming healthy cooking classes in Bozeman, Montana.

“This is my invariable advice to people: learn how to cook—try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun!   Julia Child Continue reading