Lunch

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:18:09+00:00May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Clara’s Summer Salsa

Last summer Clara made salsa every few days. Which was fine, as we had an abundance of tomatoes, onions and peppers.  We aren’t talking rocket [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:51:29+00:00May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By |2020-04-30T21:23:33+00:00April 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Sesame Soba Noodles

Sesame Soba Noodles - This simple sesame noodle recipe is fabulous eaten slightly chilled during a hot summer day. You can use soba or udon noodles, whichever you prefer. I [...]

By |2020-04-20T23:43:08+00:00April 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Mini Herb Or Fruit Clafoutis

Clafoutis, a dish popularized by Julia Child, are easy to make and endless in variety (see notes). Just think of them as mini quiches without the crust. They can be [...]

By |2020-04-03T16:51:15+00:00April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:32:43+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food a few years ago.  Instead of coffee shops, [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:09:02+00:00March 12th, 2020|2 Comments

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup)

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup) - Brotchán Roy or Brotchán Foltchep is a traditional Irish soup made from oats, leeks and often parsnips and carrots and a staple [...]

By |2020-03-04T19:56:30+00:00March 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe. Enjoy it at Asian New Year celebrations or as a cheerful summer dish. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:05:23+00:00January 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Savory Sweet Potatoes, Beets & Kale

Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:56:41+00:00November 7th, 2019|0 Comments