Tag Archives: Desserts

New Traditions

Fall Faves Refreshed             Maple-Ginger-Roasted Vegetables with Pecans Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup pecans 1 1/3 medium carrots (3/4 pound), peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick on the bias 1 large rutabaga (1 pound), peeled and sliced into 1-inch dice 1/3 medium head cauliflower (2 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch […]

Mom’s Day Meal

Fast, healthy, yummy. What’s not to like. Broiled Cod Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 pound True Cod (or other thicker, flaky white fish) olive oil salt and pepper lemon for squeezing Directions: Turn on the broiler.  Line a cookie sheet with foil. Remove any pin bones (sometime a filet of Tue Cod will have a spine, […]

Heart Healthy Home Cooking

Recipes That Do Your Heart Good by Tom Herndon Salmon is an especially good food for our cardiovacsular systems, as it’s full of Omega-3, B6, B12, niacin, selenium, and magnesium. Four ounces of salmon provide  a full day’s requirement of vitamin D, one of the few foods that can make that claim. Plus, it’s a delicious […]

Hannukah Recipes

Traditional Dishes Made Safe for Allergy Sufferers by Tom Herndon Potato Latkes Serves 12 (2 each) 6 or 7 large russet potatoes, peeled 2 medium onions 2 eggs 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper 3/4 to 1 cup potato or chickpea flour Safflower oil for frying Preheat an oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with […]

Cool Snacks for Hot Days

Frozen grapes, cool-as-a-cucumber water, choco-banana shakes   Frozen Grapes Serves 4 Take a nice big bunch of ripe grapes, given them a rinse, drain, and wrap them in a clean kitchen towel.  Place them in the freezer until the grapes get firm (couple of hours). They’re like little mini bites of fruit sorbet. —————————————————– Cool-As-A-Cucumber […]

Best Burger Ever

It’s All About the Patty by Tom Herndon   This month’s article is about how to make a great beef patty, inspired by the master chef of The French Laundry, Thomas Keller.  I’ve also listed a number of HK-safe toppings, a link to get some delicious gluten-free brioche-style hamburger buns, and, for inspiration, some burger-fantasy websites. As a bonus, […]

A Wearin’ O’ The Green

Irish Usually Means There’ll Be Booze Guinness-Glazed Lamb Chops Golden Colcannon Pie Irish Coffee Sundaes with Caramel Whiskey Sauce Guinness-Glazed Lamb Chops Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup (8 ounces) Guinness stout 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 3/4 tablespoons coriander seeds, crushed 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed 6 loin lamb chops Directions: Bring stout, sugar, […]