Saffron Seafood Stew

Saffron Seafood Stew   This is a delightful seafood dish laden with and inspired by the flavors of the Basque region of Spain! Saffron, the predominate spice in the dish, infuses the broth with an incredible softness; potato mellows the acidity of tomato based broth, and the medley of seafood with an abundance of mussels rounds out […]

Tandoori Chicken Tagine

Tandoori Chicken Tagine The Tandoori spice mixture in a yogurt marinade for chicken makes a classic East Indian dish that is not only extremely flavorful, but super nutritious! Instead of grilling the chicken, I have turned to the Tagine cooking vessel to add even more flavor with aromatic organic vegetables, broth, saffron and additional seasonings. […]

Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew

Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew So easy to make and just loaded with healthy protein from the sea and nutritious organic vegetables! My rendition of the classic Fisherman’s stew is sure to make anyone tasting it a lover of seafood! Add just a little bit of chorizo or linguisa sausage ( I get a very clean version […]

A Winter Braise; A Potato Casserole is Comfort!!

Braised Fresh Ham with Fennel, Shiitake and Leeks  What a delicious way to serve a fresh ham, braise it till it falls off the bone!! Add fresh fennel,healthy shiitake mushrooms, flavorful leeks, parsnips, turnips and carrots! This dish is  full of healthy organic vegetables seasoned with the flavor of heritage pork which has been naturally raised, […]

Winter Cassoulet

A warming French stew filled with nutritious beans, vegetables and protein. They call it peasant food which is five star in my book! So satisfying and comforting on a cold day. This dish is full of nutritional fiber from the organic vegetables and the classic French cassoulet white bean; the added protein rounds out the […]

Variations on Kitchen Sink Soup!!

I can’t stop making soup this time of year!! With all the fabulous organic vegetables we are getting from our CSA farm and the cooler days ahead, soup just makes sense!  Every cook has a version of kitchen sink soup and I am no exception. There are countless variations on this nutritious meal. Whether you […]

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