Seafood Brodino

My Seafood Brodino is a perfect “post holiday fare” welcome, ushering in the New Year with promises of even more light and nutritious entrées to come! Don’t dismay! My Seafood Brodino is not at all short on winter comfort; the light broth is filled with nutritious gems from the sea and organic vegetables. Flavored with garlic, fennel and exotic […]

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Moroccan Chicken Tagine This traditional Moroccan dish is not only delicious but extremely healthful! Use a tagine cooking vessel, traditional Moroccan spices and serve with authentic basmati rice. A tagine is a Moroccan stew made in a cooking vessel by the same name. You can use beef or lamb in this recipe instead of chicken […]

Spicy Chicken Posole

My Spicy Chicken Posole is a fabulous warming soup full of fiber rich Mexican style hominy and lean protein rich chicken topped with crunchy fresh organic vegetables! My husband calls it a “salad in the soup”! Just delicious! 5 cups water and broth 1 package chicken breast with bones 1 large onion, peeled and sliced […]

Carrot Kohlrabi Soup with Organic Greens

Early Fall soup recipes are in full swing thanks to the abundance of late summer crops we are receiving from our local CSA farm! My Carrot Kohlrabi Soup with Organic Greens is just laden with late summer tomatoes, sweet succulent carrots and the humble brassicas of kale and kohlrabi. Spiked with flavorful middle eastern herbs […]

Vindaloo Chicken with Okra and Squash

[separator headline=”h3″ title=”Introduction”] My Vindaloo Chicken with Okra and Squash is an incredibly flavorful dish seasoned with a fusion of Indo/ Middle East spices! The predominate Vindaloo spice blend has its origins in Portugal from the 15th century explorers; it is a uniquely wonderful curry blend that combines a myriad of spices including cardamom, cinnamon […]

Bean and Corn Chowder with Forest Mushrooms

Abundant late summer crops just scream to be made into soups, stews and chowders as they yield to cool crisp days here in the North! Our local CSA farm called Seeds and Spores Family Farm is loading us up with super sweet corn, late summer tomatoes, winter greens and Shiitake mushrooms. New potatoes are arriving and the onions,shallots […]

Mediterranean Mussel Stew with Sausage, Kale and Zucchini

Traditionally Mediterraneans, particularly the Portuguese and Italian fishermen, have made rich broths and stews combining fish with sausage. The intense flavor of these fisherman’s stews are simply outstanding! Chunks of Italian sausage from our local CSA farm co-star with mussels and organic vegetables in my Mediterranean Mussel Stew with Sausage, Kale and Zucchini. The broth of my fisherman’s stew, […]

South of the Border Fisherman’s Stew

A fusion recipe combining the traditional Portuguese stew with South of the Border flare! Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew is traditionally made with linguisa sausage, cod or tuna, tomatoes and potatoes. I thought a South of a Border rendition of this nutritious stew would be a welcome diversion! I have combined cooked heirloom beans grown in Mexico […]

Cod, Clams and Calamari

A saffron infused tomato seafood broth full of cod fish, clams or mussels and calamari served over linguine! It just doesn’t get any better than this! This simple seafood dish is so simple to prepare, full of flavor and nutrition and is so satisfying! 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 4-5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced […]

Spicy Clam and Corn Chowder

This tomato based clam chowder gets it’s kick from a few slices of Italian salami such a Genoa, sopressa or pepperoni. Corn kernels and golden potatoes fill out this main dish chowder, uniquely seasoned with pasillo pepper, cumin and oregano; this is a satisfying supper! My Spicy Clam and Corn Chowder is a fusion dish combining flavors of […]