Seasonal Ingredient: Strawberries

Seasonal Ingredient: Strawberries

Photo: Love + Craft Kitchen   Brightly colored, aromatic and sweet, strawberries are one of the most popular fruits available.  They’ve been enjoyed for centuries, first picked in the wild for medicinal use in the 13th century, then later grown in gardens in...
Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Photo: Dragna Marius on Unsplash   Plant-based proteins is a topic I am often asked about in the cooking classes I offer. About 5% of Americans identify as vegetarians according to recent consumer surveys, with an increasing number of non-vegetarians replacing...
Grocery Store Helpers – Travel Tip

Grocery Store Helpers – Travel Tip

Photo: Ella Olsson on Unsplash   Can one continue to eat well on the run without a kitchen? Here’s one strategy this chef uses, especially when on the road. On a recent trip to Minnesota, I was reminded of the challenges of eating well when routines are upended. ...
Mediterranean-Inspired Winter Menu

Mediterranean-Inspired Winter Menu

Photo: Anita Austvika on Unsplash   Change up your winter gatherings with this warm and welcoming Mediterranean menu! As we gather with family and friends for the holidays and other winter events, food is almost always the centerpiece.  For a flavorful,...