Savory Chicken Main Dish With A Twist


I saw this recipe for Nigel Slater’s Chicken with Apricots and Coconut Milk and did a happy dance. It’s all at once creamy without being heavy and packed with flavor because lemongrass and coconuts are a divine combo. You know I have to do my recipe remixes, so I’d add […]

Summer Isn’t Over Yet! There’s Still Time To Try These Great Summer Soup Recipes

Watermelon Gazpacho


Chilled Carrot



Make It A Meatless Meal Day!

This week’s dish selection: Pasta of your choice with lavender. Yes, lavender!

Recipe via The Cooking Channel


Naturebox Wants You To Hack Your Fitness!

Have you noticed the explosion of monthly subscription services in a box, stocked with everything from beauty products to gourmet food?  I saw a discount coupon on Facebook from this company that sends nutritionist-approved snacks. My curiosity piqued, I took a quick look at their blog and found a cool way to log […]

The Sheer Joy Of Good Coffee!

Yes, there is an art and a science to roasting and brewing coffee. Think of it as the other end of the geek/nerd spectrum. If you’ve had the pleasure of understanding the origins and preparation of coffee beans into a cup, then you’ve experienced pure bliss. Did you know the color of your […]

All Hail The Vegetable Kale

Kale can be used for so much more than making collard greens. It’s a great base for smoothies. Links for recipes after the jump.


Ready To Try This 6-Layer Coconut Cake?

Coconut Layer Cake courtesy of Martha Stewart.



Food Pairing 101

This week’s posts features all food!I thought we’d kick things off with an introduction to food pairing. We have different regional traditions (for example peanut butter being a distinctly American food), cultural cuisines and our individual tastes, but it’s never too late to try something new.

Food is a great way […]

Sushi 101

Are you new to sushi or think it’s all about raw fish? Well, if you’re looking for an introduction and feel brave enough to try it at home, here’s a quick instructional video in making California rolls. Get a list of ingredients and go for it.

Raspberry Ice Cream Pie On A Hot Summer Day Sure Sounds Good!

                     Don’t you just wanna big bite?!

Now here’s a simple dessert that looks very elegant. It’s great for a brunch, baby shower, etc. Adding the fruit is a great way to ensure it veers on the healthier side. You can substitute the ice cream with Greek yogurt (adding a sweetener to […]