Garlic Ginger Green Beans

Garlic Ginger Green Beans

Directions: 1. Trim 1 lb. of green beans. 2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Cook the beans until just tender; don’t let them over-cook.  Plunge them immediately into a bowl of iced water, then drain and dry on kitchen towels.  The beans can be set...
Curried Pumpkin Soup

Curried Pumpkin Soup

If you don’t load it up with cream, pumpkin is a low calorie food, with tons of Vitamin A (good for your eyes) and minerals like calcium, potassium, phosphorus, copper and manganese. These minerals can play a role in your ability to stay hydrated, among other...
Perfect Corn on the Cob

Perfect Corn on the Cob

Directions: 1. Shuck your corn.   Bring water to a boil in a large pot.   2. Once the water is boiling:- add the corn,- cover the lid,- turn off the heat,- walk away. I’m serious.  Leave it alone.  In ten minutes or so it will be perfect, but it can sit for...
Onions Take a Starring Role

Onions Take a Starring Role

We tend to think of onions as an ingredient — but rarely give it a starring role on the plate.  Steam-baking brings out the sweetness in this phenomenal root vegetable, which is so beneficial for our health in general.  Anti-microbial, great for the heart, an...
Radishes for the Rest of Us

Radishes for the Rest of Us

I have always liked the idea of radishes more than the fact of radishes.  They look so colorful in salads, and they’re so good for us… but I’m a sweet tooth girl, and I just never really warmed up to radishes of any variety. Until this technique...
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