Eggs in a cup

11th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

The benefits of eating an organic diet are widely known, the part that’s never talked about is how to afford it. Organic food is more expensive that non – and there’s really no avoiding that fact. When deciding how to spread the grocery budget around, the way to get the most bang for your organic […] Read More

Frittata for a healthy lunch

28th June, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

This time of year the vegetables are coming fast and furious and they are all delicious. The problem is that are only so many salads a person can eat before vinaigrette fatigue sets in. So what is another way to prepare lots of vegetables that is quick and doesn’t heat up the whole house? Enter […] Read More

Spring time the Italian way

10th May, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

It’s always interesting to see how a dish evolves once it leaves it’s home base. Depending on the taste buds of the people cooking, ingredients can get added in that the original creators never dreamed of. Or, depending on what’s available, things get left out that some would consider indispensable. No matter what, the dish […] Read More

Breakfast in hand

5th April, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Breakfast is the key to a good day. Like all keys it can sometimes be elusive. Everyone know that a balanced meal should include fruit or vegetables, protein, carbohydrates and usually something sweet to round it out and make life worth living. But getting all that in one place while also trying to get out […] Read More

A hot breakfast, layer by layer

14th December, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

As the holiday approaches and our extended families pile into our homes, it’s time to start scouting out meals and dishes that can be made ahead of time. Preferably far enough ahead to allow us to sleep in for an hour or two. That’s where the strata comes in. Layers of bread, cheese and anything […] Read More

Chinese soup for cold and flu season

11th November, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

When cold and flu season moves in, having a good, quick soup recipe on hand is nearly as important as stocking up on tissues and warm socks. The best soup is one that will chase away the bugs and hopefully make you feel better at the same time – or at least less miserable. Egg […] Read More

Flan: A cool finish to a spicy meal

22nd June, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Flan is one of those desserts that’s great any time of the year, but perfect at the end of a warm summer day. Cool and slippery, it is ice cream’s slightly fancier sibling. A Mexican cuisine staple, it pairs well with any spicy foods. I like it at the end of an Indian meal. Making […] Read More

Demystifying hollandaise sauce

30th March, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Hollandaise sauce has a reputation as a tricky sauce best attempted only by professionals under certain conditions. In reality hollandaise is a quick sauce that goes well with fish, eggs or vegetables – especially the asparagus coming into season right now. There is a bit of technique involved, but nothing too complex. The only equipment […] Read More

Fancy French eggs

8th January, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Omelettes are the cheaters way to impress someone at breakfast – or any meal for that matter. At it’s core, omelettes are scrambled eggs that haven’t been, well, scrambled. A well-made omelette looks impressive on a plate and can be customized to any palate. The kicker is that they are hard to make for a […] Read More