This year I decided to venture into the jam realm, and when I saw this recipe for golden cherry tomato and ginger jam, I knew it was something I was only going to be able to enjoy if I actually made it myself.
September is National Breakfast Month and for good reason. After a few months of serious playtime, we need to get serious and get back to school and back to business. To re-engage our brains, try this fruity, whole-grain-filled muffin.
This chickpea salad works well for me on so many levels. For one, there's no cooking involved. Secondly, it's a great way to use up fresh produce that's been hanging around in the crisper waiting for me to get inspired, and thirdly, it's healthy and fast.
When I offered some to my out-of-town guest, she told me she hated banana bread. But this recipe changed her mind and even got the ringing endorsement: 'pretty darn good.'
I love crab cakes, but the price of crab causes me to cringe and my wallet shrink. So instead I make shrimp cakes, blending the ingredients, in the processor.
Jack. was a toddler when I first met him, and he's now he's a rugged rough and tumble kid. Jack also likes to help his mom in the kitchen and loves to bake.
There are so many varieties of plums that range from the slightly bitter prune plum to the very sweet and juicy red Santa Rosa plum that it's hard to describe. Sometimes I get a pint of plums that are too tart to eat out of hand so I turn them into a sauce to dress pork or chicken.
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