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Chicken And Fresh Herb Dumpling Soup

Chicken and dumplings are the epitome of comfort foods. Wonderful on a cold winter's day, this soup isn't too heavy and can be a delightful start to the new year when we've often over eaten during the season's festivities. If you want it a little heavier, add in some shredded chicken. Although you can use any flour for the dumplings, I'm partial to spelt (which is gluten free, if you need to avoid gluten) which behaves beautifully for this soup.

By |2020-10-14T22:06:04+00:00October 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Nut Milk

Nuts make excellent milk, each one lending its own unique flavor and nutritional benefits.  Make a thicker cream to pour over hot baked apples or [...]

By |2020-09-29T22:07:58+00:00September 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Stone Fruit Salsa

Drupes or stone fruits come available from late May and early June through the first frosts of September in Idaho. They are easy to identify [...]

By |2020-06-24T19:24:44+00:00June 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

By |2020-05-03T21:25:22+00:00May 1st, 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

Dutch Baby (Puff Pancake)

A wonderfully fun breakfast dish–great for a lazy Saturday or Sunday. Serve with fresh berries, a little fresh lemon, powdered sugar and maple syrup. […]

By |2020-03-28T14:23:01+00:00March 24th, 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

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Before practicing Asian medicine, I was a florist.  Our flowers were shipped in from a distributor in Chinatown in San Francisco.  Every year at Chinese [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:02:36+00:00January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments
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