Tabouli Cauliflower

Is it too soon to talk about cauliflower? New Year’s resolutions often involve healthy eating and fresh starts but it is only January 1. It’s a day for hangovers – both food and alcohol – and resting from the holiday festivities. But if you’re interested in something with less booze and more vitamins then cauliflower…

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Warm Cauliflower and Pear Salad with Brown Butter Vinaigrette

I have a tendency to read food magazines the way other people treat fashion magazines except that food magazines aren’t necessarily built like that. Unlike a fashion spread where you see an outfit and you have some idea what it’s made of, the pictures in food magazines are sometimes misleading. They look so delicious and…

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Mushroom Onion Casserole

I’m not a huge fan of the word ‘casserole.’ It always brings to my mind something a little gloopy that’s made mostly with boxes and cans and almost no fresh ingredients. Those things can be surprisingly delicious (a friend brought an excellent green bean casserole to Thanksgiving last year) but I’m often a little skeeved…

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Chimichurri Couscous

Parsley gets a bit of a bad rap. It’s so often the unfortunate garnish or the superfluous ingredient that people seem to dismiss it as a serious ingredient. For years when a recipe called for parsley I would like as not skip it. I saw no real point in using parsley, other than for color….

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