Confetti Muffins (Zucchini, Carrot and Pineapple Muffins)

There comes a moment in time when Mother’s must do what must be done.  Tell a fiblet. Not a fib or a lie or even a white lie.  A fiblet.  My youngest gal’s favorite word for a “slight truth”.  You might think me a completely terrible parent for … [Read more...]

Cabbage, Carrot and Dried Cherry Salad with Creamy Yogurt Dijon Dressing

This is my new "go to" salad.  For some reason I've been on a cabbage kick lately.  Not sure what got that started but my frig has constantly been full of purple cabbage, savoy cabbage, and Napa cabbage.  I think it's due to all that beautiful … [Read more...]

Red Cabbage, Apple and Carrot Coleslaw

Recently, Ranger Craig and I watched the full length feature film documentary, Food Matters.  A compelling look at the food we eat and how it affects our health and well-being.  It's an absolute truth that we are what we eat.  Food can affect our … [Read more...]

Yakisoba Noodles with Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin, Fresh Cabbage, Carrots, Shallots and Bean Sprouts

Recently, I had the fun privilege of cooking with my sister-in-law while she, my brother, neice and nephew were visiting from Japan.  Originally from Colombia, South America,  Paula, her Mother and Grandmother prepare the most delicious South … [Read more...]

Carotte a l’Etuvee (Waterless Cooked Carrots)

I realize carrots aren't quite as exciting as Sole Veronique or Tournedos Rossini, however, carrots can make a fabulous entree, such as the post of Carrot Ginger Soup, or it can make a delicious side dish. I adore roasted carrots with a mix of … [Read more...]

Carrot Ginger Soup

A beautiful, local Artist, who is now a new friend of mine, asked me to prepare a few dishes for her birthday celebration last week.  It was one of the most fun events I've ever had the pleasure of catering.  Sandy loves vegetarian, and she loves … [Read more...]