Tag Archives: Side Dishes

Paleo-Friendly Crispy Cantonese Chicken and Asian Fried Rice

After three sold-out “The Pleasures of Paleo” classes and preparing umpteen Paleo friendly dishes for my crew, I have learned (again) that simple is best and sticking with a particular flavor profile (in this case Asian), eating Paleo can be dee-licious. These two recipes were a hit this last week, particularly the Asian (cauliflower) Rice. […]

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 […]

Inspiration Française!

Fresh from the South of France by Tom Herndon I just led my third culinary adventure, taking eleven people, most of whom were also personal chefs, to France.  We travelled for six days on two small barges up the Canal du Midi, then five nights in Paris.  It was glorious, and I’m delighted to be able to share the recipes inspired […]

Aw, shucks!

You’ll grin from ear to ear! By Tom Herndon   “Sex is good, but not as good as fresh, sweet corn.” ~ Garrison Keillor Tender yet firm, sweet yet salty, bursting out of its husk with juice, aroma, and steam…corn is one of the true pleasures of Summer. May through September is when corn is […]

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, […]