Imperfect Bread

Bread has been on my mind lately, as regular readers may have gathered from recent posts. Baking my own is of course part of that preoccupation but so is the … Continue reading Imperfect Bread

Best Chicken Wrap Ever

This sandwich is rich with flavor without all of the calories of a restaurant prepared chicken salad sandwich. I use poached chicken instead of fried or roasted and fat-free greek … Continue reading Best Chicken Wrap Ever

Tomato and Roasted Lemon Salad

I’m a big fan of chef Yotam Ottolenghi. Maybe you are, too? But some times have trouble finding the stuff to make his recipes at home? Don’t worry about it. … Continue reading Tomato and Roasted Lemon Salad

Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Comrade Cluck

For years I’ve avoided heavily marketed meat substitutes such as No Evil’s Comrade Cluck, a stand-in for chicken. Why do I have this bias? I guess because these products are … Continue reading Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Comrade Cluck

A “Seattle” Pimento Cheese Spread

Pimento cheese is having a moment. Across the country I’m seeing it on menus, and recipes are popping up everywhere from the New York Times to A Taste of Home … Continue reading A “Seattle” Pimento Cheese Spread

Harissa Carrots with Shrimp and Polenta

This is one of those things I stumbled upon when trying to use up things that were hanging around my fridge and pantry. I remembered an Ottolenghi recipe for carrots … Continue reading Harissa Carrots with Shrimp and Polenta