Lockdown Recipes: Food for the Pandemic

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,” Brillat-Savarin wrote in his masterwork, The Physiology of Taste, a collection of recipes and parables with topics ranging from “the inconvenience of obesity,” to digestion, to food’s effect on dreams, and so much more. In investigating food’s relationship to the body, however, Brillat Savarin … Read more

One Good Thing #5: Moroccan Chermoula Tempeh

I’ve just spent the last thirty minutes reading a variety of coronavirus-related articles, including recent news from South Korea, where cases have “dropped sharply” without massive shutdowns. One suggestion: Do not Google “coronavirus positive news.” I had presumed the search engine would understand the intent of my search. Not so. For all the amazing complexity … Read more

A Perfect Recipe: Chocolate Truffles with Coconut Milk

Delicious recipes often sacrifice health for flavor. And “healthy” recipes often sacrifice flavor for perceived health benefits. Can you maximize flavor and health? I believe so. The “perfect” recipe series explores the recipes I’ve developed over twenty years as a passionate home cook, personal caterer, and recipe developer.  Alchemy is remembered as a medieval chemical … Read more

A Perfect Recipe: Roast Potatoes

Delicious recipes often sacrifice health for flavor. And “healthy” recipes often sacrifice flavor for perceived health benefits. Can you maximize flavor and health? I believe so. The “perfect” recipe series explores the recipes I’ve developed over twenty years as a passionate home cook, personal caterer, and recipe developer.  The perfect roast potato begins with baking … Read more