If you want to publish a book and cook!
Breakfast / Cooking for one / Eggs / Photography / Sides / Vegetables / Vegetarian / Veggies for Breakfast / Writing

If you want to publish a book and cook!

The fork in the road brought me back to this after 4 years… Continue reading

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The Spirit Of The Heart
Appetizers and Antipasti / Delectable / Sides / Vegetables / Vegetarian

The Spirit Of The Heart

A media witness daily to the destruction and loss from the tsunami in Japan— I watch with sadness and awe the courage and elegance of the Japanese people, their grace, dignity, gentle strength. I search for words of consolation, find none. My silence —dirge dark. “Egyptian lotus never dies.”—same for our beloved? And as the … Continue reading

Parsnip Potato Leek Gratin and Gandhi
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Parsnip Potato Leek Gratin and Gandhi

I accepted a challenge from Green City Farmer’s Market to submit a recipe and pictures using products found at the January market. Organic root vegetables were abundant. I read that with vegetables buried in the earth, and fruits on trees you don’t peel; organic is best. Green City Farmers Market is organic. Therefore my choice. … Continue reading

Cranberry Savories… Artichoke. Anchovy. Italian Giardiniera. Parmesan…NOSH.
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Cranberry Savories… Artichoke. Anchovy. Italian Giardiniera. Parmesan…NOSH.

Savory is about flavor and bouquet. Relish and chew. Subtle and soulful, pungent with zip. One savory recipe with delicate silky artichoke and essence of Parmesan, the other with salty anchovy and piquant Italian Giardiniera. Both with a touch of sweet-tart, dried cranberry tang. Voila! A Holiday Nosh. The dough is Mama Mic’s Magic Dough … Continue reading

Brussel Sprout Log Lime-Maple Glaze
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Brussel Sprout Log Lime-Maple Glaze

Evocative. Stacked. Still on the stalk. Roast Brussel Sprouts on the stalk? And after they’re roasted? A fantasy base for an appetizer tree. But…the Reality Tree!!! Easy to topple and your guests could cut themselves removing the sprouts. But if perseverance prevails… Roasted Brussel Sprout Log With Maple-Lime Glaze 1 Brussel Sprout Log, cut off … Continue reading

Roasted Broccoli Cauliflower Wreath Of Wealth
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Roasted Broccoli Cauliflower Wreath Of Wealth

Broccoli is a super food, packed with nutrition and very few calories.  Cauliflower it’s country cousin seems to “pale” by comparison. More subtle in flavor— but full of it’s own virtues. Healthy? Add a garlic mist to the cousins kiss and I’m talking Super foods. With or without cranberries this Wreath of Health  is easy … Continue reading