Vegging Out

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice: I came across an article recently on how Thomas Edison arrived at inventing the light bulb. It was actually some eighty years earlier where less well known scientists experimented with electricity that made carbon filaments glow. But … Continue reading

Searching Wildly

Edible Wild White Roses

Wild Edible Walk: Victoria and I went on a “Foraging for Dinner” walk through the woods at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA with regional environmental expert Russ Cohen. A walk with Russ is unlike any stroll through woodlands that you … Continue reading

Seeing Red

Grilled Rum-glazed Pork with Rhubarb Chutney

Grilled Rum-glazed Pork with Rhubarb Chutney: I’m often annoyed at indecision, especially with leaders who flip flop without reason or vision, but even more so when it’s my own. Life decisions, whether regarding work, love, or what’s for dinner, should … Continue reading

Will Love for Food

Spring Risotto with Mushrooms & Edamame

Spring Risotto with Mushrooms & Edamame: Risotto easily represents the pinnacle of nurturing, indicative of taking one’s time to craft something understandable and significant. What I love about the best risottos is their inherent restraint of ingredients in order to … Continue reading

When in Rome

Minestrone Soup with Garlic Bruschetta: It’s a cold blustery day, with snow wisping from the tree tops. Days like these gush for a bowl of hot spicy soup curled up by a warm fire, contemplating something meaningful, or at the … Continue reading

Snap Out of It

Pad Thai with Sugar Snap Peas & Tofu: Indecision should be more recognized as a disease with its potentially hazardous impact on simple life events. It’s been an entertaining year for me to say the least, with a multitude of … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required


Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls: Growing up on wheat germ and lentils in the 1970s, I didn’t really know the comfort food that most of my friends experienced regularly until I consciously revisited my childhood as an adult. In doing so, … Continue reading

Bowl of Wonder

Glazed Sesame Salmon with Acorn Squash & Saffron Rice: The sun is slowly rising on this cold December morning with a snap of light blasting through the tall pines. I look back at all the dishes we’ve created this year … Continue reading

Put a Lid on It

Smokey Split Pea Soup with Poached Egg: I wish every day was Sunday. It’s a crisp New England morning and the thought of something roasting, braising, or stewing for hours while we slumber all day is quite comforting. I often … Continue reading

You Got Rooster in My Wine

Coq au Vin with Autumn Vegetables: An early morning hike past the apple orchards and our woodlands rich in color triggered a flurry of autumn inspired dinners, but one quickly rose to the top. I have never made Coq au … Continue reading