Rapini and White Bean Risotto

                                      Rapini and White Bean Risotto. My delicious Rapini and White Bean Risotto is a one pot simple meal just full of flavor and nutrition, made with just a handful of ingredients! Cruciferous rapini is a perfect […]

Tofu Salad

                                                      Tofu Salad   Tofu Salad a la Seacoast I cannot even try to guess how many pounds of this delicious, nutritious salad our Seacoast Deli sold over the […]

Tahdig with Golden Raisins and Potatoes

                                 Tahdig with Golden Raisins and Potatoes. My Tahdig with Golden Raisins and Potatoes is inspired by a Martha Stewart version of the traditional Persian rice cake called Tahdig. I substituted golden raisins for the commonly used dried cherries and […]

Roasted Pumpkin Shallot Risotto with Sage

                             Roasted Pumpkin Shallot Risotto with Sage.  My Roasted Pumpkin Shallot Risotto with Sage is an autumnal comfort showpiece that is super simple to prepare, delicious and nutritious; a vegetarian main or accompaniment to fish, poultry or protein of choice! Serve my […]

Chunky Tomato Squash Risotto with Sausage and Shrimp

Chunky Tomato Squash Risotto with Sausage and Shrimp This version of tomato risotto is creamy comfort food at it’s best; my Chunky Tomato Squash Risotto with Sausage and Shrimp uses the abundant harvest of heirloom tomatoes, healthy organic baby greens, organic summer squash and the king of risotto rices, carnaroli! Omit the sausage and shrimp […]

Beef Brisket with Roasted Cabbage and Carrots

My Beef Brisket with Roasted Cabbage and Carrots is a time consuming recipe but the final results are well worth your effort and time! I purchased a free range, grass fed brisket from my local CSA, Seeds and Spores Family Farm located in the upper peninsula of Michigan! I received a lovely 6-7 lbs brisket; […]

Rapini Tomato Risotto with Roasted Poussin

So I ordered these wonderful free range semi boneless spring chickens called poussin and since it’s not really grilling season where I live, I thought I would just roast them in the oven. I normally would just throw some potatoes and onions on the roasting pan along with the poussin; but this time I decided […]

Artichoke Tomato Orzo

Artichoke Tomato Orzo. My Artichoke Tomato Orzo is a quick and nutritious side dish that pairs perfectly well with grilled or oven roasted lamb or protein of choice; of course it is equally a delicious stand alone vegetarian entrée or warm salad. I always have left over cooked pasta or rice just waiting to be […]

Ruby Red Risotto

              A Risotto with Roasted Beets and Tomatoes.   I made my Ruby Red Risotto yesterday because I happen to have an abundance of organic beets from a share I bought from my local CSA farm! The beet is an enormously healthy vegetable, building our red blood cells and […]

Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi

      Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi Sabzi is an Afghan stew and is traditionally made with spinach or peas. I have decided to add a bit of extra flavor and nutrition by introducing kuri winter squash to the dish! My Kuri Squash and Spinach Sabzi is seasoned with dried dill, coriander and fenugreek […]