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Korean Hot Pot

Some tightly wound, ancient DNA thread must still exist in humankind, beckoning and weaving us together around a simmering, communal pot of soup; especially in winter. And when a tribal, family member or friend ventures forth tossing a new ingredient into this fragrant brew, it’s a reminder that in these cold, frigid months, we’re not … Full recipe post »

Rogan Josh (Chicken Curry)

Detox Resolution Recipe Series: Using whole grains, vegetables, lean meats and healthier fats in recipes you may find taste really good! My culinary world has expanded considerably since beginning my dinnerFeed blog last spring. Primarily because of the fascinating feedback and networking that transpires around certain recipes. If on-line feedback is a good barometer, whenever I post a recipe … Full recipe post »

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

Detox Resolution Recipe Series: Using whole grains, vegetables, lean meats and healthier fats in recipes that you may find taste really good! My friend Kathy is visiting from Colorado and  came down with a miserable cold. Thankfully the symptoms aren’t alarming enough to warrant drugs, so  I’m reverting to the age-old restorative cure: Chicken Noodle … Full recipe post »

Hop ‘n John (Good Luck Pea Dish)

Happy New Year! What are you eating to bring in this day? For me, New Year’s dinner never wavers and I’m eating a traditional black-eyed pea salad to bring in the new year. There are many variations on Hop ‘n John. Field peas or Sea Island Red Peas, for instance, are sometimes substituted for black-eyed … Full recipe post »

Classic Bouillaibaisse

Visualize you’re in Marseilles, France, the gateway to Provence and largest seaport town on the Mediterranean coastline. You listen to the clamor of seaport sounds in Vieux Port and the swell of the sea on the scraggly shoreline; you gaze at the sky as dusk turns the heavenly azure a fiery red; finally you savor … Full recipe post »

Pozole (Traditional Mexican Soup )

I get so busy and wrapped up in my own holiday traditions and special foods, I have to remind myself this is a special season, as well, in much of the world. In some countries Christmas and Chanukah are the focal points of the season, in other countries it may be New Years or Twelfth … Full recipe post »

Split Pea Soup

Late November days, often with fog as “thick as pea soup”, give way to split pea soup cravings. After Thanksgiving exigencies, I am happy to rein it in with a simple supper of split pea soup and bread. Growing up in the American South, I savored ham hocks that were used abundantly to season greens, … Full recipe post »

Turkish Lentil Soup with Roasted Eggplant and Yogurt

There are 195 countries in this world, give or take a few. I’ve only explored a small percentage of this number and yearn to visit many more before hanging my hat. Therefore, I don’t plan on much back-tracking. Turkey, however, remains an exception. Certainly it was the exotica, the stunning landscape and fascinating history that … Full recipe post »

Portabella Mushroom-Barley Soup

We owe a big thanks to barley. Indeed, our very evolution evolved, was sustained and nourished by barley crops. The world’s oldest grain, barley remnants have been culled from the “plates” of ancient man. Though the major use of barley today is in the production of alcoholic beverages, mineral and fiber-rich barley is considered one … Full recipe post »

Roasted Autumn Vegetable Soup with Apples

The Challenge: To devise recipe plans for 3 consecutive, healthy meals (each serving 4), under $30.00 total cost, spending less than 30 minutes active prep time per recipe to make each meal. Today I am finishing off the leftover’s from Sunday’s “mother” recipe (see Roast Chicken and Autumn Vegetables) with this superb taste of Autumn … Full recipe post »

Gingered Three-Apple Salad

Not including local apples in some fashion in an October menu is highly suspect, a gross omission from my point of view. I liken it to forgetting to buy the wine for a dinner party – not advisable. Apples are to October as are golden red leaves to sugar maples. I made this big batch … Full recipe post »

Sesame Noodles and Skinny Greens

My friend Wendy, and her dog Frankie, stopped by for dinner. Wendy and I have spent past years teaching cooking classes in and around southeast Michigan together. No one wants to be around us because all we talk about is food. So we meet from time to time, just the two of us, to cook … Full recipe post »