Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Sexy Sides

Need a little inspiration for Thanksgiving dinner? Here are links to 16 delicious side-dishes that have appeared on my own holiday table over the years. Most are easy to make, some are gluten-free, and all are guaranteed to please! Read more »

Quinoa Stuffing with Leeks, Sage, and Sun Dried Tomatoes (GF)

I love wheat. I love meat. I love sugary French desserts. But I also love quinoa! It's a "super food" with a delightful crunch and a neutral taste. Toss it with sauteed leeks, fresh sage, and sun-dried tomatoes, as I did the other day, and BAM -- you'll have a Thanksgiving "stuffing" that even your gluten-avoiding friends can enjoy. Read more »

Apple Salad with Pumpkin Bread Croutons

Oh, baby. I ordered this salad at Yianni's in Chatham, New York, a couple of weeks ago, and it was so un-frickin'-believably delicious that I couldn't wait to make a similar version at home. Read more »

Herbed Cottage Cheese Biscuits

These are perfectly perfumed and absolutely scrumptious. Don't make me beg you to try them! Read more »

Tabbouleh with Heirloom Tomatoes and Zucchini

Today, because I wanted to eat something delicious (and healthy!) for lunch, I made a big bowl of Tabbouleh. Do you know this vegan Lebanese dish? It's crunchy with cracked wheat, and fragrant with fresh parsley and mint. Even meat-eaters love it. Read more »

Summer Salad: Tomatoes, Peaches, Basil, and Burrata

This salad was inspired by a similar one I ordered at Club Helsinki in Hudson, New York. It’s a tangle of ripe tomatoes and juicy peaches, all dressed up with red wine vinegar, ribbons of basil, and clouds of creamy burrata cheese. Don't make me beg you to try it! Read more »

My Favorite Zucchini Recipes

Today, because it's July 26, and because zucchini is currently filling counter tops, fireplace mantels, and bedside tables throughout the nation, I wanted to share some of my favorite zucchini recipes! All are guaranteed to please: Read more »