Modern Takes on Crudités

Let’s be honest, few people make for the veggies and dip during a party but it doesn’t have to be that way! There are so many interesting and delicious ways to create a veggie tray that will steal the show. Here are a few of my favorite things to add to a beautiful vegetable displays…

The Joy Of Cooking

My Birthday recently passed. Normally, it a time of reflection and goal setting. Did I accomplish the things I set out to accomplish? Did I move my family forward in life? Did I take advantage of opportunities to be fully present with those I love? What could I have done more of? What should I…

Eggs Benedict

One of my favorite Sunday morning breakfasts.  It turns any morning into an occasion.  The really great news it that it can be dairy free & gluten free!  Don’t be scared of poaching eggs or making Hollandaise.  You can’t microwave it but it isn’t hard. It takes a bit of practice but it is well…

Figgy Piggy Wellington

You will love this Christmas twist of beef wellington. INGREDIENTS: 1 pork tenderloin (the small cut not a big loin) Olive oil, for frying 8 ounces of figs (chopped) 1/2 an apple 1/4 of a yellow onion 1/4 cup of pecans Gluten Free Pie Crust (4 sheets of  puff pastry if you are not GF) 12 slices of Prosciutto…

Turmeric Cod and Rice Noodles

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon sugar 2 garlic cloves, finely grated, divided 6 ounces thin vermicelli noodles 1 ½-inch piece ginger, peeled, finely grated ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 3 tablespoons neutral oil, divided ¾ pound boneless, skinless cod, cut into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1…