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Preserving Using Hot Water Bath Method

September 7, 2020

Many of us are preserving summer’s bounty to enjoy during colder months. Here are tips on how to preserve using the hot water bath method. It’s really not difficult if you follow these easy steps. High acid foods like tomatoes, pickles, salsa, jelly, pie filling, jam, fruit, and chutney are...

Meal In A Bowl

March 18, 2019

Eating well just got easier. Use one or more ingredients from each of the five categories. Stick with one international flavor profile. Find a sauce in your market’s global-foods section: ssamjang, chutney, hot sauce, salsa, pesto, chimichurri, romesco, aioli, tahini, or peanut sauce. Save money by using leftovers. Save time...

Make The Most Of Tomatoes

September 8, 2017

The end of summer is fresh produce heaven, which includes delicious vine ripened tomatoes. What do you do when you have a tomato abundance? Here are some tips for making the most of the end of summer tomatoes. Sliced: Incorporate into sandwiches or add to basil and mozzarella for a...

Grilled Pineapple

June 9, 2017

Grilled pineapple is so very versatile because you can use it for savory or sweet, hot or cold dishes. Grill over indirect heat and the sugars in the pineapple concentrate bringing out a sweet and meaty fruit that is ideal for endless summer recipes. 6 Ways To Use Grilled Pineapple...

Making The Most Of Seasonal Berries

May 6, 2017

Just a few fresh berries add color and nutrients to a salad, cocktail, or mocktail. Stock up on fresh berries, wash and freeze them in a single layer on a sheet pan. Then transfer to a freezer bag for future smoothies and baked goods. Add a handful of berries to...

Stone Fruit

June 29, 2015

5 Ways to Make the Most of Seasonal Stone Fruit Ripen: Ripen peaches, nectarines and apricots at room temperature. Once ripe, they can be refrigerated for just a few days to help keep them at their best. Speed Up: Speed up the ripening process by placing fruit in a brown...

Passover Menu Ideas

April 3, 2015

Passover Menu Ideas If you’re wondering what to serve for Passover here are some handy menu ideas. Soups & Appetizers Matzo Ball Soup Matzo Balls Chopped Chicken Liver Side Dishes Quinoa Salad (Avocado, Mandarin Oranges, Toasted Walnuts, Citrus Vinaigrette) Spiced Applesauce Potato Kugel Potato, Carrot & Prune Tzimmes Walnut, Fig...

Tacos Your Way!

October 4, 2013

Tacos Your Way! There are many ways to make tacos depending on your taste and mood.  From fish tacos to pork spare-rib tacos the possibilities are endless.  I have to say that I was certainly spoiled with outstanding Mexican food while living on the West Coast for many years.  More...

Grilled Steak 3 Ways

September 11, 2013

Grilled Steak 3 Ways Honestly, you don’t need a barbeque to make grilled steaks.  Just go out and get yourself a grill pan and you will be wonder what took you so long in getting one.  If you do want to throw your steaks on the barbeque then I certainly...

Mitchmallows

July 9, 2013

Mitchmallows Last week I attended New York City’s Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center.  It was a very rainy and muggy day, but I decided to walk there from the East Side anyway.  Naturally the place was packed with vendors and attendees which was exciting to see.  I walked...

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