Lamb Merguez Sausage

Lamb Merguez Sausage

I once had a bad experience with lamb. I don’t remember the particular occasion; I just know I’ve spent all the years since professing a strong dislike for any food

Charcutepalooza Challenge #3: Brining

This past month, Charcutepalooza was all about brining. Our fearless leaders in all things meat, Cathy and Kim, challenged us to make corned beef. Corned beef is usually made with

Salt Cod Chowder with Garlic Aioli

After I made salt cod for my 2nd charcutepalooza challenge post, I wanted to use it in some sort of soup or stew. I found a lovely salt cod chowder

Chicken Soup with Rutabaga and Greens

If you have a moment, could you read and leave a comment on yesterday’s post about “defining healthy eating”? I really appreciate your thoughts…thanks! I came down with a cold

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

Avocado Sardine Sandwich

I’ve been making avocado sardine sandwiches ever since I got the idea from Alton Brown. Aside from Alton and me, though, I wasn’t sure anyone else would dig this combination.

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

Clam Chowder

The weather here has been quite lovely, but there’s definitely a fall chill in the air. Because chilly weather goes hand in hand with soup, (and because I recently ordered

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

Ceviche with an Asian Flair

Ceviche (also known as seviche and cebiche) is a dish made by marinating fish and/or seafood in an acidic liquid which “denatures” the protein. Because you are able to “cook”

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