How making baklava is like life

January 15, 2016
"Easy baklava recipe" was the headline. It looked delicious. I'd never made it before.  We were having dinner with our Palestinian neighbor and I wanted to bring...

Easy, low-calorie snack

January 12, 2016
Hey, I know. You're dieting and you're hungry. You want some flavor and you want some crunch. Oh, how well I know it.  You simply can not face another salad, though....

How to get max use out of your organic box

December 26, 2015
"I had an organic box delivered one year and kept forgetting to use the vegetables, so I wasted much of it." This might be you, right? Because I have heard this--or the...

Yummy Brussels sprouts recipe

December 18, 2015
"Eat your vegetables," Mom always said. Ok. Not my mom. But fictional moms said this, for sure, right? Anyway, if this Brussels sprouts recipe had been served at...

Easy chestnut stuffing

December 14, 2015
This is, in fact, the easiest and most delicious chestnut stuffing ever. I made it up, so determine quantities and proportion to your liking. I swear, it really doesn't...

I heart Skinny Kitchen!

December 12, 2015 is my go-to meal planning site, hands down. Run by my friend, Nancy Fox, it's the best website around for finding delicious healthy, low-calorie meal...

Orange cauliflower?

December 9, 2015
No, there's nothing wrong with it. It's just got loads of beta-carotene: 25 percent more Vitamin A than other our familiar white cauliflower. It was originally a...

Herbed rainbow carrots

December 2, 2015
This easy herbed rainbow carrots dish (organic, of course) was a big hit with company the other night. It's so simple!  Rainbow carrots are bit more earthy-tasting...

Irish coffee warms body and soul

November 24, 2015
I'd moved to the San Francisco Bay area just the year before when a guy I'd met took me out on the town. It was a cold, wintry night in San Francisco, so we stopped in...

Best chocolate chip cookie recipe

October 3, 2015
I've tasted a chocolate chip cookie or two in my time--they're my all-time favorite cookie, but only home made. No question that Toll-House has a very good chocolate...

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