Broccoli Slaw Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing

Broccoli Slaw Salad with Carrot Ginger DressingBroccoli Slaw Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing
Crunchy, Crisp & Zesty

When life gives you broccoli, make crunchy, zesty, no-cooking-required Broccoli Slaw Salad with Carrot Ginger Dressing. The tender, deep green heads of broccoli now appearing at our farmers’ markets seem especially suited for a broccoli slaw salad. So much fresher than the shredded and packaged “broccoli slaw mix.” Continue reading

Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad

Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad – The Best Carrot Raisin Salad Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad
with Preserved Lemon, Harissa & Pomegranate Molasses

Bold and complex flavors make Moroccan Carrot Raisin Salad the best carrot raisin salad. Citrusy/sharp with preserved lemon, moderately spicy with harissa, and tart/sweet with pomegranate molasses. It’s definitely the uniquely flavored dressing that makes this salad such a standout. Continue reading

Curtido – Tangy, Sweet, Naturally-Fermented Kraut

Curtido – Tangy, Sweet & Naturally-Fermented KrautCurtido – Homemade Sauerkraut Even Better

More than three years ago I began a search to learn how to make real sauerkraut—naturally-fermented sauerkraut. Many months later I discovered and signed up for a one night class (in Brooklyn, New York of all places). I found another class a month later in Bozeman that taught me a number of other ferments. For the last two years I’ve been making giardiniera and white kimchi, fig jam, mustard, kanji and more. Continue reading

Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad à la Eric Ripert

Cauliflower Couscous Salad à la Eric RipertCauliflower Couscous Salad – Who Knew?

Earlier this year during my “everything-cauliflower spree” I read about cauliflower couscous. Make cauliflower into couscous? Though intriguing, I couldn’t imagine what it would be like. Then last Thursday I bought a cauliflower especially for making “couscous.” 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

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

Kanji — Cultured Beet & Carrot Supertonic

Kanji — Cultured Beet & Carrot SupertonicKanji Tones the Blood, Cleanses the Liver & Aids Digestion

Abundant with probiotics from the fermentation process, kanji makes an excellent daily restorative. Drink about half a cup first thing each morning to awaken your body, mind and spirit to another glorious day. Continue reading