Category: Grains, Starches + Legumes

Quinoa, Corn And Roasted Poblano Succotash

Quinoa, Corn And Roasted Poblano Succotash

This is a fun dish, and a great seasonal one for warmer weather. I love to serve it with Noah’s cod cakes. I’m a big quinoa fan. I have basically stopped eating rice, and I do watch my carbs–so quinoa and riced cauliflower have become […]

Classic Challah Bread

Classic Challah Bread

Challah is a special bread in Jewish cuisine that is braided and typically eaten on Sabbath, as well as several Jewish holidays–excluding Passover. The name “challah” refers to the act of separating a small portion of the dough, which is then set aside as a […]

Hearty Pearl Couscous With Leeks And Dried Cherries

Hearty Pearl Couscous With Leeks And Dried Cherries

I honestly have no idea when I first had couscous, but I love the stuff.  I actually think my boys were eating couscous before they had rice.  Pearl (or Israeli) couscous is similar to the regular couscous in that is it also a whole-grain food […]

“Changemaker” Series: Chef Jacques Pépin And His Mother’s Foolproof Cheese Soufflé

“Changemaker” Series: Chef Jacques Pépin And His Mother’s Foolproof Cheese Soufflé

Jacques Pépin is my featured Changemaker this month. Chef Pépin is also a living legend, an icon and a hero of mine and thus I am posting about him on my one year blogging anniversary. For the few who don’t know, he is one of […]