Ochazuke with Caramelized Shallots and Fried Egg

Last January, my main resolution was to eat breakfast each and every day. I am happy to report that I’ve been able to stick to said plan. :) I posted this ochazuke recipe when I announced the resolution early in 2010; ochazuke with egg is something I still enjoy quite frequently, especially in the winter. … Read more

Cranberry Chutney with Dried Apricots and Spices

I don’t think there is any reason to rely on jarred, super sweet cranberry sauces when it’s so easy to make one with fresh cranberries that’s both delicious and healthy. My friend Steve posted this Gingered Cranberry Fig Chutney over at food52 last year and since Thanksgiving is almost upon us, the recipe was on … Read more

Lacto-Fermented Sauerkraut

Lacto-fermented sauerkraut has so many things going for it: natural probiotics that aid the digestive and immune systems, tons of beneficial enzymes, lots of vitamin C…in my opinion, it’s truly a superfood. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of lacto-fermentation, don’t be intimidated by the word. It’s just the official term for the chemical process … Read more