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Cooking Winter Squash

Cooking Winter Squash

How to cook rich, perfectly roasted winter squash without any prep work. This method works for winter squash of any size, so adjust the roasting time as needed. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roast the whole squash on a baking sheet until the skin is papery and a fork inserted into two or three different […]

Winter Citrus Fruit

Winter Citrus Fruit

Winter Citrus Fruit is a beautiful natural ingredient that will perk up the winter table with generous juiciness and vibrant vivacious hues. Citrus fruit have a beauty that cooks can incorporate into their winter meals. As an added bonus they are an excellent snack for that nagging sweet tooth. They can bring a bit of […]

Soup Weather

Soup Weather

One of the great things about winter is soup weather. I make all sorts of soups and stews. If I make a Sunday roast then the next week I usually make a stew. Soups and stews are a perfect way to use leftovers and they make great next day lunches. Be creative and make up […]

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

I like to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables. Brussels sprouts are a hearty winter vegetable and are sweetest and most tender after a hard frost. They are a good source of fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C. Look for young, small green sprouts that have tightly formed buds. Avoid any yellowing, which means that the sprouts […]

Make The Most Of Cherries

Make The Most Of Cherries

I’ve been making the most of cherry season these days and sometimes have to get a bit inventive to use them to the fullest. Here are some ways to make the most of beautiful summer cherries. Breakfast: Make quinoa and top with almond milk and cherries for a nourishing hot cereal bowl. Lunch: Pick your […]

School Lunches

School Lunches

Have school lunches hit a wall? It’s gets tedious for anyone to eat the same thing every day. It may be time to mix it up to keep your kids interested in eating healthy. You may want to include dry roasted edamame or chickpeas for a salty, crunchy snack with some protein. Individually packed, pitted […]

Champagne Grilled Cheese

Champagne Grilled Cheese

I love making these grilled cheese sandwiches. I used champagne cheese from Yancey’s Fancy Cheese.

Slim Sandwiches

Slim Sandwiches

A sandwich doesn’t have to be full of fat and calories. Replace high-fat mayonnaise with one of the reduced-fat varieties. You may want to stir in some chopped fresh herbs into reduced-fat mayonnaise for a flavor boost.  You may also want to hold the mayo and spread your bread with mustard, as mustard is naturally […]

Chinatown In Flushing, New York

Chinatown In Flushing, New York

Last week I met my wonderful Chinese friend, Su, in her neighborhood of Flushing.  Su took me to a great dim sum lunch and then showed me around the various markets and restaurant supply stores.  I can’t believe that I actually picked up squeeze bottles for 50 cents each.  I had such a good time […]

Pack Your Omelet Full Of Goodness

Pack Your Omelet Full Of Goodness

Pack Your Omelet Full Of Goodness Omelets are one of those dishes that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  The versatile omelet is low in calories too especially if you start with one egg and two egg whites (about 100 calories).  Add the fillings of your choice and you have a protein packed […]