Tag: Fall

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

This blood orange-pomegranate mocktail with a touch of turmeric is not only seasonal, it’s hands-down delicious. For all my non-drinkers out there, this recipe is a must try.  Lightly sweet and bubbly, this beauty is not only nice to look at, it might even be […]

Fresh Fig Spread

Fresh Fig Spread

Oh boy do I love figs, always have.  Fig Newtons (now called simply Newtons) in my lunch box as a kid was a favorite. I don’t think I encountered a fresh fig until I was in my mid-20’s.  But, no surprise, I liked them right away. […]

Pear Olive Oil Cake

Pear Olive Oil Cake

This recipe is based on a recipe I recently saw in The Jewish Weekly in a special food feature about Rosh Hashanah (which starts tonight) the Jewish New Year–also known as the first of the High Holidays. As someone who celebrates the Jewish holidays, I welcome […]

Quinoa Vegetable Slaw With Peanut Dressing

Quinoa Vegetable Slaw With Peanut Dressing

I have not been shy about my love of salads. I am, however, an admitted salad snob. My husband agrees. I like my salads to taste good and to look good. Appearance matters. Making a salad look appetizing should not be that complicated: vegetables in […]

Pear-Oat Almond Smoothie

Pear-Oat Almond Smoothie

For my 2nd post of smoothie week I developed this tasty and satisfying Fall-focused, pear-oat almond smoothie. Even though it is not quite Fall, I am a bit obsessed with this smoothie right now. This is a great, go-to breakfast smoothie that is smooth, filling and […]

Beautiful Beet Hummus

Beautiful Beet Hummus

Not surprisingly, I know a few chefs.  Most in NYC.  One I met almost 20 years ago when we began working together as culinary instructors.  We became instant friends and despite the distance between us, we have remained close.  Rian has a lovable Southern background […]