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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Chorizo and Greens

Soup for supper!  Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Chorizo and Greens — it’s so easy to make.  No chorizo around?  Any pork product will do:  Canadian bacon, pancetta, Italian sausage, regular bacon, kielbasa…heck, even hotdogs.  Don’t eat meat?  Just leave out the pork and add a generous sprinkling of smoked Spanish paprika.  Serve…

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Check out this Philadelphia Inquirer article about keeping your kitchen organized during the coronavirus shutdown.

Hope you will take a look at “Plan meals and keep your kitchen organized throughout the coronavirus shutdown” by Bonnie S. Benwick in The Philadelphia Inquirer. It includes lots of useful information as well as a link to some very easy recipes on my site. You can find it here.

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Too much time on your hands? Make slow-rise Rosemary Walnut Whole Wheat Bread!

What to do when you have too much time on your hands? Make slow-rise Rosemary Walnut Whole Wheat Bread – of course. Trouble is the instant yeast in the freezer is 3 years old, my whole wheat flour expired in 2016 and I don’t have any bread flour in house. Sooo,…

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Tuscan Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings

Start to finish: 1 1/4 hours Servings: 4 1 ½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces baby spinach 1 cup whole milk ricotta 1 large egg, beaten lightly ½ ounce grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus extra to garnish the finished dish 1 ½ teaspoons grated lemon zest ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ¼…

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When life gives you zested dried out lemons . . . read more here.

When life gives you zested dried out lemons           . . . juice them and make frozen lemon cubes to add to all those soups and stews you might be making while you are stuck at home.

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Decided to go back to my online art class. Here is my latest.

Decided to go back to my online art class since I have all this time (indoors) on my hands right now. Here is my latest.

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Although their Annual Founders Benefit Dinner was cancelled, the Jacques Pépin Foundation continues their critical work for the food service industry. Learn how you can help here.

This happy photo of me, Jacques, and Rick Moonen was taken last June, in Newport, RI where the Jacques Pépin Foundation co-hosted a dinner in collaboration with the community kitchen at the RI Food Bank. Although the Third Annual Founders Benefit Dinner for the JPF, which was to be held at The Yale…

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You must check out this new movie called “A Fine Line,” about women chefs.

You must check out this new movie called “A Fine Line.” Opening with the quote, “It is easier for a woman to become a CEO than a Head Chef,” it shows women chefs who have succeeded in the male dominated industry and tells their stories. Find the trailer here. The movie…

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I was interviewed by Rozanne Gold on her podcast, “One Woman Kitchen.”

I was interviewed by Rozanne Gold on her podcast, “One Woman Kitchen.” You can find the podcast here. You can learn more about Rozanne on her Instagram page — @rozannegold.  

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Did a dinner at Cooking by the Book in NYC last week and they wrote a very nice review of “Home Cooking 101.”

Did a dinner at “Cooking by the Book,” a great space in downtown New York City for cooking classes and corporate team building, for my New York Women’s Culinary Alliance last week and they wrote a very nice review of my most recent book “Home Cooking 101.” You can find…

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