Category: Savory Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Whipped Feta

Impress everyone with this lovely seasonal and satisfying roasted cauliflower steak with whipped feta recipe.  Honestly, I would eat plain old roasted cauliflower everyday.  But as I have said before (and my husband strongly believes), cheese makes everything better.  This dish is actually inspired by a […]

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Authentic Swedish Meatballs

Sweden is a stunningly beautiful place, and authentic Swedish meatballs are worth a trip there alone. Totally serious, they were amazing. I traveled to Stockholm in the summer with my family, the first stop in a three-part European adventure. I had never been to Sweden […]

Din Tai Fung Style Chilled Cucumber Salad

Din Tai Fung Style Chilled Cucumber Salad

My family and I are obsessed with Din Tai Fung, a famous Taiwanese restaurant with at Santa Clara outpost that we frequent.  My husband is the only one of us who has been to Taiwan, which is partly how this obsession began. Once a restaurant […]

Nobu Matsuhisa’s New Style Salmon Sashimi

Nobu Matsuhisa’s New Style Salmon Sashimi

For those who don’t know, Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa is a Japanese celebrity chef and restaurateur. Nobu is known for his unique fusion style of blending Japanese dished with Peruvian ingredients. Nobu’s super-star status can in part be credited to his friendship to Robert De Niro, who […]

Changemaker Series: NYC School Lunch Guru, Chef Bobo And His Tomato-Basil Soup

Changemaker Series: NYC School Lunch Guru, Chef Bobo And His Tomato-Basil Soup

My featured Changemaker this month is Robert Surles, more commonly referred to as Chef Bobo. Bobo is a New York City chef leading the charge in helping make and keep kids healthy. In 2002, The Calhoun School, my alma mater, hired Chef Bobo–previously the personal chef […]

Smokey Millet Super Grain Bowl

Smokey Millet Super Grain Bowl

Let’s discuss millet. Millet is an ancient seed originating from Africa and Northern China. Millet has been around for centuries and remains a “staple” in the diets of about 1/3 of the world’s population. With a milk sweet corn-like flavor, this grain is naturally gluten-free–making […]