Get Ready For Fall!

Is it wrong for me to speak of fall, when autumn is a good 10 days away? Na, after Labor Day it’s pretty much fair game to begin to start to speak on the changing of the seasons, at least here in the north east United States. As each season…

Continue reading

Eggplant Barley Risotto

Barely, a versatile grain with a chewy texture and rich nutty like flavor, appears in cereals, soups, risottos, and beers. High in fiber and low in calories this hearty grain cleans out your system and lowers your cholesterol. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,…

Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A good roasted red pepper sauce tastes smokey, sweet, savory, and evenly hugs long Spaghetti noodles. I swoon over the sauce when I see it at restaurants. Often,   I attempt to formulate a recipe for the sauce in my  kitchen, but it never tastes the same. However, last night,…

Continue reading

Peaches For Dinner

Is there anything naturally sweeter than the peach? And don’t say a pretty girl. Peaches were mentioned in Chinese writings as early as the tenth century and were infamous as the emperors favored fruit. Then, as explorers began to wonder the earth peaches began to spread first to Persia then…

Continue reading