shrimp and mixed vegetables with coconut-basil sauce recipe

shrimp and vegetable stir fry with coconut-basil sauce | pamela salzman

I was talking to some friends the other day about our college-aged daughters, some of whom already live in off-campus housing and are no longer on meal plans.  That is, they have divorced themselves from dining hall food and have embraced the world of kitchenettes and home cooking.  I remember my ...

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Bieler’s Broth: a Healing, Restorative Soup Recipe

Bieler's broth | pamela salzman

It’s good to be home. I had the loveliest holiday break, but it’s good to be home. Even though I knew I was coming back to two weeks worth of mail to sift through, groceries to buy, meals to plan, piles of laundry to wash, it’s all good. As I’ve mentioned several times, I am not much on detox ...

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Fennel Salad with Citrus, Avocado and Ricotta Salata Recipe

fennel salad with citrus, avocado and ricotta salata | pamela salzman

I'm doing a little menu planning right now for my annual Christmas trip to my parents' house, where we'll (mostly I'll) be cooking 3 meals a day for at least a dozen or more people.  And this does require planning otherwise we will be schlepping to the market multiple times a day.  And why would I ...

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Brussels Sprout Latkes Recipe

brussels sprout latkes | pamela salzman

I think I've mentioned this before, but I learned how to make latkes from an unlikely source -- my Puerto Rican mother-in-law, who like me, also did not grow up Jewish.  But let me tell you something.  That woman makes the best latkes I have ever had.  The. Best.  And I've had a lot.  They're a ...

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes Recipe

perfect thanksgiving mashed potatoes | pamela salzman

A few years ago, I asked my husband if I could make cauliflower mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving instead of the "real" kind.  "I think you're taking this healthy food thing too far," was his response.  Really?  "Who cares about mashed potatoes?" is what I thought.  For someone who loves planning and ...

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Healthy Green Bean Casserole Recipe

healthy green bean casserole | pamela salzman

I was talking to a few ladies in my class this week about the Thanksgiving meals we remember from our childhoods and how they have evolved, if at all.  We celebrated with my mother's family some years and with my father's family other years.  Even though my mother's family is Italian-American, their ...

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