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Salt Cod Fritters

Salt Cod Fritters

Salt cod is a food I have loved since I was introduced to it as an adult in the form of a creamy, pungent, garlicky Brandade.  It was one of those dishes that was a revelation, and I since that first taste I have sought out salt cod dishes wherever they have appeared on restaurant […]

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Fresh Cranberry-Orange Relish

Fresh Cranberry-Orange Relish

This is a fresh and simple alternative to the cooked (or canned) cranberry sauce that usually shows up at your Thanksgiving feast.  The addition of fresh orange juice and zest means that you don’t need to add a whole lot of sugar to achieve a perfect sweet-tart flavor balance. Traditional cooked sauces call for a […]

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Paleo Seafood Salad with Mango and Chosen Foods Mayo Recipe

Tropical Seafood Salad

We have been buying Chosen Foods Avocado Oil for a long time, and it is now my standard cooking oil due to its mild, neutral flavor, high smoke point, and healthy fat profile.  It’s great for baking, pan-searing, or drizzling over salads.  So I was pretty excited when I heard that Chosen Foods was bringing […]

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Grain-free Zucchini Pie

Super Simple Zucchini Pie

As a child of the Midwest I have memories of eating zucchini almost daily during late summer.  It found its way into breads, soups, skillets, and casseroles.  So ubiquitous was this vegetable that when I was in my early teens I spent a productive chunk of time writing a book with my cousin Julie called […]

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Watermelon-Lime Ice Pops

Watermelon-Lime Ice Pops

Browsing through the “summer” tab of my seasonal recipe index, I realized that I should probably re-name it “ice pops and frozen desserts.”  I do make a steady stream of ice pops during the summer, as they are fast, refreshing, and a lot healthier than purchased frozen treats.  I use whole fruit and add honey […]

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#CanItForward 2015, plus a giveaway!

Jarden Home Brands, better known to most of us as Ball Canning, is once again hosting their international Can-It-Forward event, with a live webcast that you can view here on Saturday, August 1st, from 11-4 E.S.T.  There is a live chat function for questions about home canning, and you can also join the events by […]

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