Chocolate Sourdough and Dried Apricot, Fig, Date, Cranberry, and Apple Turkey Stuffing

This is what you need to make tonight for Thanksgiving. First, Bonnie Stern had a stuffing recipe up for Rosh Hashannah, and it seemed like a waste to stuff turkey breasts with it. You have to cut open all the breasts and you can never get enough of the delicious filling in … [Read more...]

Raw Tomato Cream Sauce and Tomato Bruschetta

With all those gorgeous tomatoes this week it's time to make one of three things: 1. Bruschetta 2. Gazpacho 3. Tomato Sauce This is a creamy pasta sauce that's almost a combination of the three - it's cool (perfect for hotter months), it's creamy and rich, and it's almost … [Read more...]

I’m in the Montreal Gazette: “Montreal caterer has food ‘seekrit’ that keeps spreading”

My article on local heart-healthy caterer Joann Willes and her weekly newsletter/menu (the "seekrit list") is in the Montreal Gazette today. It's also up on their website, so check it out here, then please leave a comment and feel free to share it on facebook or twitter or … [Read more...]

Lentils with Broiled Eggplants from “Plenty” by Yotam Ottolenghi


It was a miracle. I got through a Thanksgiving dinner without that sick feeling from too much delicious stuffing, gravy, and chicken, squash, potatoes, and my own personal starchy bliss-coma. I had all those things, yes, but I also made about 6 lbs of roasted vegetables (the … [Read more...]