February 2011

The foods of Italy, Spain, and Greece leap quickly to mind when we think of the Mediterranean Diet, but what about all those other countries...
Since pears poached in red wine with baby greens, topped with walnuts, goat cheese and fabulous vinaigrette make up one of my favorite salads to...
Thanks to yesterday’s President’s Day holiday, meatless Monday has become Meatless Tuesday this week. No problem; you’ve probably already figured out...
I’ve found an easy way to guarantee at least one new recipe each week — organize a dinner party! I’ve also discovered that choosing the menu is...
One way to bring delicious variety to meatless meals is to experiment with different grains. Quinoa is a fascinating high-protein grain that’s...
(photo via Patent and the Pantry ) Along with one new Med recipe a week, I’m also looking more often for the true Mediterranean love match: Grains...
In Sardinia and Sicily, eggplant is especially popular. This is a nice eggplant preparation that is not as heavy as recipes that call for frying. You...
(image via Global Stomach ) I love Red Lentil Soup. The first Red Lentil Soup I fell for was in Istanbul in 1993, where we traveled four or five times...