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Sunomono (Hiya Somen)

Sunomono or Hiya Somen is a classic Japanese dish served as a refreshing meal along with relishes and cold vegetables during summer’s oppressive heat.  The [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:46:21+00:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Grilled Ratatouille With Basil Vinaigrette

Summer cooking at its best is easy, colorful and uncomplicated.  Ratatouille makes the most of the season’s vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants and peppers.  This grilled [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:48:11+00:00May 19th, 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

Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer’s heat.  This is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variations.  Make it up about about [...]

By |2020-04-20T23:03:23+00:00April 20th, 2020|0 Comments

K’hair Belaban

I worked at an Egyptian restaurant in Boise in the early ’90’s. The food was fabulous – working with Middle-Eastern men – not so much. [...]

By |2020-04-19T20:59:31+00:00April 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just [...]

By |2020-04-04T14:45:47+00:00April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:23:44+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Custard And Pie Filling

This is actually one of my favorite breakfast recipes in the fall and winter.  The custard is easy to digest, and this recipe is high [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:37:32+00:00March 13th, 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