Among the rest of the pre-vacation stress—leaving work projects in a good place, finding a bathing suit, and trying to whip myself into bathing suit shape — I have been trying to perfectly plan our refrigerator contents so that they are at zero (excluding condiments) at the exact moment we leave for the airport. READ MORE Read More
These days the term "Lean In" is getting a lot of traction due to Sheryl Sandberg's book of the same name, but in my case it means dumpster diving, head first. I can't pass a garbage dumpster without sticking my head and most of my torso in. Usually I find something irresistible. Read More
I wish I could say I grew up on a bucolic farm in the country, learning the value of food by planting and harvesting it myself. The truth is, I was raised in suburbia by busy, frugal parents and learned to cook from watching my mother. Read More
One of my favorite recipes carefully tucked away in my Mother’s accordion file (ca. 1955 plus), pictured below, is this one from Craig Claiborne, published in the New York Times. This turkey noodle soup is just the thing to feed the many mouths that are likely to be gathered around your house all weekend — and to use that naked turkey carcass to its full potential. Read More
This article includes three great recipes for making delectable Lettuce Soup from leftover ruby lettuce, arugula, spinach and endive — and more.
Want to learn how to transform your leftover salad into a healthy and delicious soup with lettuce and ingredients you already have in the fridge. READ MORE. Read More