Recipe Recycling

Recipe Recycling

We all have moments, good and bad, in the kitchen. I remember the time I made my first cheesecake from scratch.  It was on the cover of Bon Appétit [circa 1988] and it was spectacular – perfect crust, fruit glazed top, crushed walnut garnish – and was...
Fridge to Fork:  Part Two – Methods

Fridge to Fork: Part Two – Methods

Last week we focused on kitchen tools for improving efficiency in the kitchen [ Fridge to Fork: Part One – Tools ].  Now, let’s talk about some quick-cooking methods that get meals on the table faster, while still keeping them healthy and nutritious....
Test Kitchen Tuesday: Confetti Vegetable Salad

Test Kitchen Tuesday: Confetti Vegetable Salad

Brighten up your plate with this vibrant salad that knocked the socks off participants in our recent “Getting off the Roller Coaster” class.  The dishes created focused on the importance on balancing blood sugar and reducing inflammation. Living...
Hormones:  A Weighty Issue

Hormones: A Weighty Issue

If you are like millions of Americans who have purchased new gym memberships to lead off the New Year, you may be brimming with motivation.  However, it’s not just what you eat or how much you exercise that matters.  Starting the New Year off with a healthier...
Why Cooking Matters

Why Cooking Matters

by Jeanne Petrucci, MS, RDN Nutrition education is incomplete without experiential learning through interactions with food and cooking equipment. [Nelson, 2013] I have always believed that a gap exists between what people know and what they practice.  Nutrition...