Classic Barbecue Sauce
Barbecue sauce is a funny thing. Religion for some and with good reason. The complexities of making a good sauce are debated endlessly. This healthy recipe relies heavily on the brown sugar and jam to create a caramelized glaze on whatever [...]
Italian Fried Rice
This recipe is slightly higher in sodium than I like to have on the website, but rice dishes are that way. They take a little more salt to create a balanced flavor profile. We do complain about prepared meals in [...]
When you think about it, Remoulade is actually the precursor to Thousand Island Dressing – but with so much more flavor. This recipe is best made the night before using and goes great on salads, sandwiches (in place of mayonnaise), or as a perfect [...]
Today’s column is #15 in our “How to Eat Healthy” series. If you read one of these essays each week, follow the suggestions, and make small changes in your diet each week, by the end of 2015 you’ll understand both the how and the why of eating [...]
Chilled Garlic Chicken Soup
This soup is good hot but better as a chilled summer soup. The flavors are at once sweet and savory, and served with a side salad and a slice of grilled or toasted bread, it makes the perfect al fresco meal.
Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Garlic
I had a version of these potatoes at a restaurant recently but they were too creamy and pasty. I like to leave some chunks of potatoes. If you like them smooth, be careful because over mashing will result in [...]
Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
This dressing is sweet, spicy, tangy, and a bit salty all at the same time. A great balance of flavors with a Southwestern vibe.
The Greek yogurt is not a must with this, but using it rather [...]