New Year’s Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe to help ring in the Asian New Year. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, right? Make the sauce a few days ahead and store [...]

Cranberry Apple Gingerbread Cobbler

Cranberry Apple Gingerbread Cobbler - Moist, rich and dense this is an unusual cobbler reminiscent of traditional holiday cooking. I use Blackstrap molasses which is slightly heavier but more nourishing [...]

Clara’s Easy Stir Fry for College Life

Clara's Easy Stir Fry - This easy, healthy recipe is great for college life. Contributed by Clara Crowell - olive oil, chicken, beef, or tofu (diced or cubed or thinly [...]

The Energetics Of Pumpkin Pie Spice

Autumn is here which means pumpkins and pumpkin pie spice.  So what makes up the sweet warm combination that spice lovers seem to lose their collective minds over each [...]

Basque Potato, Pumpkin and Leek Soup (Porrusalda)

Idaho has a large population of Basque and with it their delightful, flavorful food.  This simple recipe makes great use of hardy vegetables, leeks, carrots [...]

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]

Burgundy Mushroom Soup

Warm and nourishing, this soup is great as a meal on its own for a chilly night.  The flavor of this soup can be varied [...]

Baked Figs With Honey & Goat Cheese

Figs come into season in the late fall and early winter.  I love figs, and although they are not a native food to Idaho, I do indulge in a some [...]

Apple Cider Vinegar Taffy

Vinegar taffy?  Oh, yes.  My family would start making candies to give as Christmas gifts right after Thanksgiving.  This is a variation on an old family favorite recipe. It may [...]