Celebrate Spring Healthy Cooking Class – Saturday May 6th Bozeman, Montana – Featuring Plant-Centered Recipes

Celebrate Spring Healthy Cooking Class – Saturday May 6th BozemanCelebrate Spring Healthy Cooking Class – Bright & Vibrant Flavors, New Techniques & Recipes

Join me in Bozeman, Montana as we celebrate the bright and vibrant flavors of spring. In this Celebrate Spring Healthy Cooking Class we’ll explore new techniques and plant-centric recipes featuring an abundance of spring fruits and vegetables from appetizer to dessert. Continue reading

Bold Sauces Around the Globe – Bozeman Healthy Cooking Class

Bold Sauces Around the Globe – Bozeman Healthy Cooking Class Bold Sauces Around the Globe –
From Appetizers to Dessert, Sauces Make the Meal . . . Class is Full

Come with me on a flavorful journey from Asia to Europe to the New World in an intimate demonstration-style cooking class featuring Bold Sauces Around the Globe. Such an excellent opportunity to explore new foods, new tastes and new recipes. Plus you’ll learn the tips and techniques Continue reading

Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad – Gorgeous, Healthy, Delicious

Balsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad – Gorgeous, Healthy, DeliciousBalsamic Glazed Roasted Beet Salad
With Goat Cheese, Walnuts and Fresh Mint

I’ve always enjoyed beets. But this summer more than ever. The result of changing my method for roasting them. To highlight their naturally sweet and earthy flavor, I marinate and roast them in a savory balsamic vinegar marinade. This is also the key for the most Continue reading

Cookbook Giveaway for a Healthier 2016!

Giveaway for a Healthier 2016!I Won . . .Now You, Too, Can Win A Cookbook Giveaway!

I wrote a comment for a cookbook giveaway on Margaret Roach’s entertaining and informative blog, A way to Garden. A month later an email from Margaret greeted me with the subject line, “You won Alana Chernila’s cookbook and other goodies.”  Then, in early Continue reading

Shiitake Gravy — Extraordinarily Great

Shiitake Gravy — Extraordinarily Great GravyShiitake Gravy — Vegetarian & Gluten-Free or Not

Richly flavored and deeply colored, Shiitake Gravy puts the crowning touch on Thanksgiving Dinner. For a vegetarian feast, prepare the gravy according to the recipe. Continue reading

Vietnamese Salad Rolls w/ Two Dipping Sauces

Vietnamese Salad Rolls w/ Spicy Peanut SauceNo single dish better represents the delicateness
of Vietnamese cuisine than this one.

—Mai Pham, the Best of Vietnamese & Thai Cooking

Quintessential Summer Fare

Goi cuon, whether translated as salad rolls, summer rolls or spring rolls, are always fresh Continue reading

Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah!

Sugar Plums (c) jfhaugen

From My Kitchen to Yours

Whoa, what a most wonderful time of year! Colorful lights brighten our long winter nights and Christmas songs play Continue reading