Parsley Farro Salad w/ Red Pepper, Cashews & Feta

Parsley Farro Salad with Red Pepper, Cashews & FetaParsley Farro Salad – Variation on a Theme of Tabouli

With an abundance of vibrant green and nutrient-rich flat leaf and curly parsley still growing in our garden, I wanted to try something new. Leafing through Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s Jerusalem, I found my answer. Their Parsley & Barley Salad, a fall variation on tabouli, called for lots of parsley. Continue reading

Crispy Nuts for Happy Guts

Crispy NutsGuest Post by Rebekah Mocerino & Kaelin Kiesel-Germann

Do you love nuts? Is the feeling mutual? Or do nuts cause you digestive distress or “belly bedlam” as we like to call it. There is no doubt that nuts are an extremely nutritious snack. But did you know that nuts by nature are designed to give you tummy trouble? Continue reading

Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque with Cashew Cream

Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque with Cashew CreamCelebrate the New Year with a Bowl of Auspicious Soup

Elegant, rich and velvety Chestnut Wild Mushroom Bisque is most auspicious. Prepared with such treasured ingredients as chestnuts, wild mushrooms and cashews, each bowl symbolizes longevity, prosperity, mastery and success in hard times. Truly a most perfect holiday soup for celebrating the New Year 2013. Continue reading

Wild Rice Soup w/ Cremini Mushrooms & Cashew Cream

Mushroom Stock sauteeing the ingredientsLe Pièce de Résistance

As our Month of Soup draws to a close, I’ve saved a most special soup for the final offering. Many of this month’s soups are quick and easy to prepare from items you might already have on hand. Wild Rice Soup, although it is not difficult, will take a little planning Continue reading