How to Roast a Turkey

It occurred to us that we had no directions for the basic Roasted Turkey that […]

How to Grill a Turkey

Sixteen years ago, I grilled my first turkey and have never looked back. I can’t […]

Brining a Turkey?

As we’re looking ahead to next week’s big Thanksgiving Dinner, for most of us, the […]

Southwest Chili with roasted garlic and peppers

This simple chili was borne out of my husband Dave’s need to return to our […]

Balsamic Chicken Quinoa

As I mentioned yesterday, quinoa is my new favorite food. This dish can be used […]

Quinoa Shrimp Salad with lime and cilantro

I’ve discovered the coolest grain: quinoa. Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-WAH and originating in the South American […]

Homemade Seafood Chowder

The last week here in the High Country has been one of unrelenting rain. I […]

Thai-Style Green Curry Chicken

Since I’m on the subject of curries, I want to share a simpler variation of […]

Chicken in Green Curry Sauce

Now, on to one of my favorite flavors in the food universe: curry. Before I […]

White chicken pozole

“Time to make pozole,” I thought to myself–I FINALLY had all the ingredients, I thought.  […]

Roasted Edamame Tabbouleh

Shortly before I served dinner tonight, I posted my status update on Facebook, “I’m about […]


I have fond memories of eating a cold vegetable soup called Gazpacho when I was […]

Greek Salad

I’m bringing this post out of semi-retirement. This recipe is just too good not to […]

Happy Independence Day!

To those of our readers who are Americans, we wish you a Happy (and safe) […]

Asian Sloppy Joes

This invention was a happy serendipity that resulted from a)too much ground turkey for the […]

Cherry Marsala Chicken

You know how things sometimes just all come together in an improvisational sort of way, […]

Moroccan Chicken Stew

This morning I got an email from my Auntie Joan–who has a keen eye for […]

Chicken Stir-Fry with Sunchokes and Black Radishes

One of my goals in signing up for a CSA vegetable share was to venture […]

Chicken soup with burdock and greens

The other night, I was needing to use several things in my fridge, so I […]


Oh wow. Last week I was visiting my beautiful cousin, Mary, in California and she […]