Excellent Victorian Stuffing

I found a recipe for Victorian stuffing in my Rodale Basic Natural Foods Cookbook, which […]

Mom’s Thanksgiving turkey stuffing

This Thanksgiving stuffing recipe is one that my mother does perfectly–a really basic recipe that […]

Sweet Potato Praline Casserole

Around the holidays, I’m always looking for ways to do things in advance. This sweet […]

Basic Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Basic Sweet potato casserole with miniature marshmallows on the top is one of those traditional […]

Pesto Potato Salad with Sausage

Several months ago I wrote about our new favorite potato salad, Fully Loaded Potato Salad. […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup

Okay, those fabulously tasty roasted vegetables from yesterday’s post morphed into something that looked really […]

Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Fennel

Last week my friend, Michelle, offered to let me take her weekly CSA (Community Supported […]

Southwest Chili with roasted garlic and peppers

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

Quinoa Shrimp Salad with lime and cilantro

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

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 […]

Leah’s Pasta Salad

My friend Leah Facebooked me today to tell me she had made my Secret Weapon […]

Herbed Chicken Wheatberry Salad

In the quest to use up last week’s CSA veggies, I started this evening’s dinner […]

Laura’s Secret Weapon Vinaigrette

I’m guessing that there are plenty of people out there who have made a vinaigrette […]

Chicken soup with burdock and greens

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

Interesting Rice

Here are instructions for the rice that accompanies the Spicy Lentil Soup recipe that I […]

Spicy Lentil Soup

Last night I received an email from Auntie Joan, marked URGENT. My second son is […]

Fully Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Just in time for Easter Dinner: a new kind of potato salad! A few months […]

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Curried Rice Salad with Tuna or Chicken

On the first Sunday of each month, our little church shares a noon meal. Every […]