grilled artichokes with lemon-caper dipping sauce recipe

grilled artichokes with lemon-caper dipping sauce | pamela salzman

There are a few things I love ordering in restaurants because I never make them at home, either because my family doesn’t like it or it’s too difficult or I just don’t have access to the ingredients.  Whenever I used to see artichokes on any menu, in any form, I would order them.  I absolutely…

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roasted carrots with garlic yogurt recipe

roasted carrots with garlic yogurt | pamela salzman

I’m squeezing in another recipe before Mother’s Day in case you need a surefire hit for your lunch or brunch this weekend.  I taught this roasted carrot recipe in my March classes and I didn’t get one bite the entire month because there were never any left!  I made a huge quantity every time and…

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Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne and ripplustan.com

Miso Soup Bar with Jenni Kayne | pamela salzman

I have always been a huge fan of a toppings bar for several reasons.  I’ve noticed my kids tend to eat more of whatever I’m serving when they can control what goes on their plate.  I also think it’s so much more fun when your guests can participate in and interact over the meal.  Lastly,…

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the perfect spring salad recipe

the perfect spring salad | pamela salzman

I just had to squeeze in this last recipe before Easter (and Passover) in the hopes that some of you are still looking for inspiration!  I taught this salad all last month in my classes and it was THE salad I seemed to make all the time last year when I had people over for…

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three pea sauté with (or without) turkey bacon recipe

three pea and turkey bacon sauté | pamela salzman

There was a time when I would watch those cooking competitions on Food Network and criticize anyone who used bacon in a recipe.  “Well, yeah it’s going to be good now!” I would shout at the tv.  I could have done that.  Try making something awesome without bacon.  That’s talent!  I also feel this way…

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homemade ramen noodle soup recipe

homemade ramen noodle soup | pamela salzman

Since my oldest child started college this past fall, it’s been hard not to compare everything at her school to what I had when I was in college.  I do my best not to sound like, “When I was in college, we had to use quarters in the washing machines and we had to wait for…

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Roasted Cabbage Wedges Recipe

Roasted Cabbage Wedges | pamela salzman

I teach five recipes in a typical cooking class and there’s usually a dark horse in there — a dish that no one is expected to be wowed by, but ends up being the surprise hit of the menu.  Case in point is this recipe for roasted cabbage wedges, which everyone went crazy over and…

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brussels sprout sliders recipe

brussels sprout sliders | pamela salzman

During the holidays, I find myself saying quite often, “Oh, what the heck.  It’s the holidays,” as I add a handful of cheese or have an extra cookie.  But the “holidays” aren’t just one day.  They start around Halloween and stretch until New Years Day, at which point most people I know declare the beginning…

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