Simple, Rustic Stone Fruit Upside-Down Cake

July 29, 2013
Summer's the season for sweet and juicy stone fruit, a delicious dessert all by itself. Our organic box had an abundance of plums and pluots last week, more than we...

Top 5 reasons to love summer

July 16, 2013
  1) It's picnic time! Beach & other otherwise. I love the red and white theme and the quiche is an unusual but great idea for a one-dish picnic meal. Healthy,...

Kitchen tip: easy clean for juicer + recipe

July 13, 2013
The abundant fruits and vegetables of this summer season make it tempting to juice, but the cost of good juicers is prohibitive. Still, the health benefits of juicing...

Best kitchen trick ever

June 30, 2013
If you're anything like me, you don't always use an entire can of tomato paste. Oh, I know. The cans are small. But some recipes call for only a tablespoon or two, just...

Intervention on a plate

June 28, 2013
Fishs Eddy in Manhattan is one of the most smile-inducing places in the city. No need to spend a dime, either. Just step in and prepare to be entertained.  The...

French onion soup with sherry

June 6, 2013
I simply can't keep this easy slow-cooker recipe to myself. It's so fragrant and yummy you'll want to serve it for company. Slow Cooker French Onion Soup with...

The secret to good food

May 27, 2013
Presentation is important, true.  I love the way this Amish chicken dish is artfully placed on the plate with various garnish. But what really made the dish was its...

Pork loin slow cooked with sherry

May 15, 2013
If you want the most tender, flavorful, delicious and simple slow-cooker meal, I highly recommend this Pork Loin with Sherry. I can not tell you how absolutely...

Swiss chard & caramelized onion recipe

February 23, 2013
Red Swiss chard has been appearing in our organic box with great regularity. My ex-husband used to make a delicious chard dish with Marsala wine. But he must have...

The secret to great kale chips

January 30, 2013
Fresh out of the oven Kale's the latest power vegetable--so very nutritious. But, the truth is, it's an acquired taste. Rather bitter. Which is why at our...

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