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Dining with the Doc: Pesto Rosso

 I decided to make my own pesto rosso using a combination of sundried tomatoes and fresh cherry tomatoes

holiday menus that were never meant to be

due to recent injury -- dislocated shoulder (story told in my other blog, The Entertaining House) has prohibited me from being able to create in the kitchen
Of Johnny Depp and Vindaloo

Of Johnny Depp and Vindaloo

Johnny Depp like to be in a one cat household and back when I was having my War of the Voles, I was advertising for some feline help
Ingredient 911: Kale, a Superfood

Ingredient 911: Kale, a Superfood

. Curly Kale.  There’s been a lot of buzz about kale in the food world recently and it’s because people are discovering that it’s one of the healthiest foods around
Food52 Weekly Contest Finalist!

Food52 Weekly Contest Finalist!

My recipe for "Serrano Ham and Manchego Croquetas with Smoked Pimenton Aioli" was inspired by the wonderful trip to Spain that my husband Pete and I took last year for our anniversary
Ingredient 911: Incredible Salmon

Ingredient 911: Incredible Salmon

  It’s one of my go-to meals because it’s actually deceptively simple to make yet looks elegant enough for company
Dining with the Doc: Superbowl Snacks

Dining with the Doc: Superbowl Snacks

 Try my Game Day Guacamole and Spiced Pita Chips to get the crowd cheering. Avocados are naturally creamy and provide a healthy amount of monounsaturated fats and fiber as well as several vitamins and minerals

The Doctor is in the Kitchen Q & A

  To get a better idea of what you should be eating with each meal, take a look at the USDAs "MyPlate" which recently replaced the old Food Pyramid that we all grew up with
Dining with the Doc: Tilapia Piccata

Dining with the Doc: Tilapia Piccata

This dish is my spin on a traditional Italian dish, chicken piccata, which is chicken cooked in a lemon butter sauce and topped with briny capers

The Doctor is in the Kitchen Q&A: Vitamin D

National Academy Press, 2010. Q.  I was recently diagnosed with Vitamin D deficiency.   How can I get more Vitamin D and are there any foods that I should be eating