Mango Lassi

Well, we made it through Hurricane Tropical Storm Irene in one piece. I feel so lucky that we didn’t have any damage to our property and we never lost power…a

Spicy Cold Asian Noodle Salad

I first became aware of the dynamic duo that is Phoebe Lapine and Cara Eisenpress (aka the “Quarter-Life Cooks”) through our mutual participation on food52. I fell hard for their

Greek Pizza

Greek Pizza

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FRESCHETTA® for SocialSpark. I am being compensated for my efforts; all opinions are 100% mine. We make homemade pizza

Indian Inspired Guacamole

I am pretty much head over heels in love with Heidi Swanson’s new cookbook: Super Natural Every Day: Well-loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen. Unlike many cookbooks that I

Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Last weekend, to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday, we had dinner at American Bounty. Every aspect of the meal was terrific, but it was the Vanilla Panna Cotta with Winter

Curried Quinoa Salad

This past week has been all about cookies here at HGK. Let’s switch gears and focus on a recipe that’s actually good for us, shall we? This curried quinoa salad

Bahamas Photos and Conch Salad Recipe

My family and I escaped to the Bahamas for a few days of sun and fun late last week. We went to Atlantis, and had an absolutely terrific time. The

Latkes

Hanukkah begins tonight…time for latkes! Latkes are potato pancakes that are fried in oil. They are a traditional Hanukah food, prepared to symbolize the one day’s worth of oil that

Mung Bean Stew with Butternut Squash

I don’t know about you, but I ate a little too much recently. In the days after Thanksgiving, I enjoyed a good deal of healthy turkey pho, yes; but all

Leftover Turkey Pho

Two nights ago, when Thanksgiving dinner was over, all I could think about was this turkey pho. I know the blogosphere is chock full of great recipes in which you

chap chae

Chap Chae with Tempeh

I recently mentioned that the Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook is now available and that I am one of the bloggers featured in the book. While I am definitely

Pizza Three Ways, Barry Wine Style

Once again, a big a gigantic thank you for voting me into Round 5 of Project Food Blog. This week’s challenge prompt asked us to put our own spin on

Green Tomato Chutney

Frosty nights have arrived here in New York’s Hudson Valley. Sadly, this means the end of tender plants including tomatoes. If you’re able to salvage some green tomatoes from your

Pumpkin Clafouti

From soups to scones to smoothies, I thought I’d tried pumpkin in pretty much everything. Until today, that is…when I made pumpkin clafouti. Clafouti is a traditional French dessert that

Amaranth Tabouli

Amaranth is an extremely tiny, yet extremely nutritious seed that cooks up like a grain (like quinoa). It is gluten-free and high in protein, calcium and magnesium. It has a