Friday, September 27, 2013

Pear Chips – A Grain-Free Alternative to Crackers

I’ve been mostly grain-free for several years now. Unlike many people, I don’t typically look for ways to recreate the things I can’t eat anymore. There aren’t a lot of grain-free alternatives for the basics like crackers, breads and pizza. Most of the time I don’t really care. There are a plethora of wonderful things…  (Read more…)

Monday, September 16, 2013

Plum Crazy for Slivovitz

My neighbor across the alley has a prolific Italian Prune Plum tree. Last year, I used her plums to create my recipe for Plum Butter with Chinese Five Spice in The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook. Even though I made multiple batches of plum butter, I still had pound of plums leftover. It was about that time that…  (Read more…)

Thursday, September 12, 2013

KIXI Guests: Holly Brown & Chef Erin Coopey on Chat With Women

I had a great time with Holly Brown of The Brown Lounge,  and Kevin Brown, of Siren Song Wines.  Holly and I talked the delicious Mediterranean menu that I helped her create.  Check it out!  KIXI Guests: Holly Brown & Erin Coopey on Chat With Women

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

End of Summer Salad with Corn, Tomatoes & Black Beans

As summer comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to create a simple salad with some of the ripest ingredients still available in the market. We’re just at the tail end of sweet corn season so if your market doesn’t have any fresh sweet corn you can substitute frozen corn kernels. However,…  (Read more…)