Wok-Fried Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pistachios and Sriracha from Living the Farm Sanctuary Life - September 19, 2016

According to vegan chef Chad Sarno, …creator of this recipe, even those who don’t generally like Brussels sprouts will like this version

Roasted Asparagus with Spicy Lemon Mayo - September 25, 2015

A follower requested my recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Spicy Lemon Mayo that I mentioned in a recent post with a recipe for my Greek Rice Salad…

Kate Suletzki’s Hasselback Potato Skillet Bake - March 4, 2015

Check out the look of the potatoes in the prize winning Hasselback Potato Skillet Bake; they’re somewhat reminiscent of our Armadillo R…

Old Style Ikarian Tourlou - November 23, 2014

In getting ready to interview Diane Kochilas for her Guest Foodie post, I perused her newest cookbook, Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longe…

Oven-Roast Mushrooms - September 2, 2014

Earlier this summer I received some organic mushrooms from the farmers from Shibumi, a Princeton, NJ farm, selling their goods at the Andaz Wal

The Wedding Weekend - November 26, 2013

On the eve of Thanksgiving, I’m giving thanks for my new family — one that has grown exponentially since Eric married Casey Brogdon at a 4-da…

Bruce Aidells’ Baharat - June 25, 2013

When interviewing Bruce Aidells for our Guest Foodie post this week, he shared this recipe from his cookbook, The Great Meat Cookbook: Everyth

Mac ’n Cheese with Roasted Jalapenos & Bacon - June 16, 2013

Serve this rich dish as a side dish or appetizer. It was developed for Cabot Creamery Cooperative …by sous chef Josh Rollins, The Pitcher Inn, War

Big Party Prep: Be Uber Organized - April 16, 2013

Prepping for on open house with 70+ guests for Eric’s engagement party, I tried to do as much ahead as possible. Silly me, I am just… realizi

Fresh Blueberry and Cranberry Relish - December 6, 2012

Use this fresh berry relish — made from both blueberries and cranberries — as a side dish for your holiday dinner. Top turkey, pork or ham; ad…

Claire’s Moroccan Sweet Potatoes - November 20, 2012

Just in time for your holiday meal, this Moroccan recipe for sweet potatoes comes from Claire Criscuolo of Claire’s Corner Copia, a national…

Emeril’s Cornbread and Andouille Dressing from Woman’s World - November 14, 2012

Deborah Woody wrote to us asking, “Emeril Lagasse did a creole cornbread/sausage dressing for Women’s World weekly magazine fo…

Chimichurri - March 18, 2012

In a newsletter I received from Kardea Gourmet recently, I saw this simple recipe for chimichurri — an herb-oil sauce to add flavor to foods us…

“Armadillo” Rosemary Roasted Potatoes - December 6, 2011

At a recent dinner party, my friend Sharon’s crispy potatoes had everyone talking. They were thinly cut potatoes, left whole so they fan

Deep-Dish Potato Torta with Peppers and Olives - September 25, 2011

Try this make-ahead meatless dish for a weekend brunch, picnic or tailgating, as this is good either hot or at room temperature. To simplify, ju

Hearts of Palm at Jerry’s Restaurant - April 2, 2011

It’s rare for a side dish to be so exceptional that it becomes the standout of the meal, let alone a restaurant; but Chef Bridget Burns at Jerry…

Toasted Onion Mashed Potatoes - November 21, 2010

Nothing beats the flavor and aroma of sautéed onions and butter, especially in mashed potatoes.  Consider this a sumptuous side dish — dev…

Woman’s World Green Bean Recipes - November 1, 2010 got this request from Deb Tracey:
Please I have lost my copy of Woman’s World Nov/Dec 09 and no longer have the

Cannellini Bean Recipes - October 14, 2010

Beans have a well-deserved reputation of being the musical fruit–that is, unless you eat them regularly.
The following recipes using canne…

Asparagus Bundles with Proscuitto & Goat Cheese - April 16, 2010

Asparagus Bundles with Proscuitto & Goat Cheese makes an attractive side dish this spring. And its simple to prepare!

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Sweet and Spicy Szechuan Asparagus - March 29, 2010

This year’s crop of asparagus fresh from the fields in California are  in the market now and ready to add a healthy bite of spring to a full …

Grilled Asparagus with Spicy Lemon Mayo - March 22, 2010

A perfect match for the first sunset of spring — grilled asparagus and chilled chardonnay.
With the arrival of spring came a box of fresh Aspar…

Brown Rice: Calico (Wild and Brown) Rice Recipe - March 20, 2010

“Yes,” I responded quickly when a publicist for Uncle Ben’s Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice asked if I’d like some  brow…

Recipes for Melissa’s Baby Dutch Yellow Potatoes - March 26, 2009

As a food writer, companies always email me with details of new products, which is how I learned about Melissa’s Baby Dutch Yellow Potato

Heirloom’s Macaroni and Cheese (New Haven’s Sneak Peak Week) - February 16, 2009

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve posted a few TidBites about Sneak Peak Week in New Haven (a preview to the summer’s International…