Monthly Archives: November 2013



Celebrate Hanukkah . . . with Carrot Parsnip Latkes!

  Celebrate Hanukkah . . . with Carrot Parsnip Latkes! What is on the menu for Hanukkah at your house?  LATKES!!  Doesn’t everyone just love potato latkes?  Well, I do, for sure.  But this year, why not break tradition?  Instead of grating potatoes try grating carrots and parsnips.  You might just wonder why you have only… Read More







Not Your Basic Pesto . . . Parsley Walnut Pesto!

p   Pesto is a sauce originating in northern Italy. Traditionally, pesto is made of crushed garlic, basil, pine nuts, olive oil and parmesan cheese.  The name pesto comes from the Italian word pestare which means to pound, to crush.  The meaning is in reference to the original method of preparation by a marble mortar and pestle.… Read More


A Seasonal Side Dish . . . Citrus-Maple Roasted Beets & Apples with Maple Walnuts

  Now, that is a mouthful of a name and even a bigger and more delicious mouthful to taste!  Yes, I will have this seasonal side dish sitting on my holiday table, for sure!  It is a delicious explosion of seasonal ingredients . . . the flavors, the scent, the colors . . . all embracing… Read More