Squash Blossoms – a wonderful seasonal treat!

Photo by Bob Gutowski Night before last, a friend gave us a bag of beautiful squash blossoms. I know they are edible, and thought I had tried them stuffed and fried somewhere, but wasn't sure. But I love culinary experiments and The Girl is very patient despite occasional failures. I almost never follow a recipe, but…

Roast Veggies for Later

Here's a great tip. Roast your veggies and then stick them in the freezer for later. All you have to do is heat them up! After the veggies have been roasted, they will keep their texture and flavor. They will also keep in the fridge like this for a few days. it makes it easy to throw together a quick dinner later when you don't have time to do all the chopping and prep. Read More ...

In Defense of Food

Of course, I highly recommend this book. Pollan's simple prescription: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly Plants. To many of us, this is an elegantly phrased version of what we already believe. The real magic is that Pollan does such a brilliant job of making it all sensible and understandable to people confused by labels…