Tofu is one of those foods that people tend to be skeptical about. I don’t make tofu that often, but when I do and my husband asks what’s for dinner, he doesn’t respond with the most excited look on his face. Recently, when I made tofu for my twin girls, my mother – who I don’t think has even tried tofu – looked at me in disbelief, with a look that so much as said “why are you giving them that stuff?!” (My girls actually really love tofu, especially with gar… read more »
Over the summer, I shared a recipe for Poached Salmon with Peaches – a quick and easy, Nutritioulicious dish that was seasonally appropriate for the hot weather months. It was so well-liked that I often repeated the recipe throughout the summer. I decided to revisit this recipe now that the fall is here. With the cool, crisp air of autumn comes some delicious, and certainly nutritious, fruits and vegetables like pears, oranges, and spinach. I had already decided to trade peaches for pears, an… read more »
When people think of cabbage, they often think about recipes for stuffed cabbage or cole slaw. One of my favorite ways to make cabbage is to braise it. I find this is best done – and prettiest – with red cabbage. A couple of weeks ago I saw some beautiful red cabbage at the supermarket and was inspired to come up with a new recipe. Since apples are also in season, I searched online for recipes with cabbage and apples. In typical fashion, I took elements of multiple recipes and came up with a new va… read more »
A couple of weeks ago we celebrated the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana. In the past, I have been a guest at Rosh Hashana dinners, but this year I hosted the second night for some friends and family. My family and I moved into our new house just a few days before the holiday, so it was my first time cooking in my brand new kitchen, which I love… read more »!
Traditional foods for Rosh Hashana include apples, pomegranates, honey, and of course brisket.
I wanted to change things up a little bit and not just stick with the typica