Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

I taught at Radnor High School between 2004 and 2010 – so that’s going back a long time now. My coworker was ahead of the trends and implemented a “grain bar” segment into our level 1 class. We cooked risotto, bulgar wheat, rice and quinoa. The kids called it “qwin-o-ah” and pretty much had...

Frittata with Broccoli and Turmeric

Frittata with Broccoli and Turmeric

Do you say turmeric or “toomeric”? Definitely got in a nice, civil argument with a friend about it. Turns out both ways work. I love when, in a conversation, you both keep using it the way you think it’s supposed to be pronounced. Like, “I’ve started taking turmeric supplements”. “Oh yeah? I cook with...

Italian Cheese Dip with Walnuts and Honey

Italian Cheese Dip with Walnuts and Honey

I came to the realization a few years ago that ultimately (except for the rare person like my friend Alison), most people just want warm chocolate chip cookies for dessert. I could make something fancy like panna cotta or pavlova and that would be nice, but we are basically just children and we just...

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