Category Archives: Recipes

Quick & Easy Veggie Recipe: African Squash & Chickpea Stew

We’ve been sticking with our New Year’s resolution of putting one or more vegetarian meals on the dinner table every week. That’s because of the research showing the benefits of a plant-based diet. This spicey vegetarian stew meshes squarely with … Continue reading

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Flavor Explosion: Shrimp With Feta & Mint – Plus A Drizzle Of Olive Oil

We read Food & Wine recently and spotted an article about the actress and recent cookbook author Ali Larter. It discussed her philosophy of how to throw a good party – “plenty of cocktails, a made-ahead main course and a … Continue reading

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Healthy Comfort: Winter Vegetable Minestrone With Cannellini Beans & Farro

Hearty bean soups are a staple on our dinner table this time of year. They’re a warming comfort food on a cold winter night. They also taste great and are good for you. So what’s not to love! (Click here … Continue reading

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A Garlic White Bean Dip That Uses A Whole Head Of Roasted Garlic

We’ve noticed we’ve got something very much in common with our Facebook fans (in addition, of course, to a love for good extra virgin olive oil): We both have a big hankering for beans – or, as they’re also called, … Continue reading

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A Moroccan Vegetable Stew From The Famed Moosewood Restaurant

Paula Wolfert’s cookbooks have influenced the finest restaurants and home kitchens alike in this country. The famed culinary anthropologist’s food writing, which goes back four decades, helped introduce readers here to dishes like foie gras, preserved lemons, and truffles. The Moroccan … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Recipe With Lots of Flavor: Shrimp In Garlic Olive Oil And Chilies

We love simple dishes that require just a few ingredients – and deliver lots flavor. No doubt many of you do, too. Here’s a dish for all of us: shrimp pan-fried in extra virgin olive oil, garlic and dried chilies. … Continue reading

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Cannellini Beans Topped With Braised Kale and Garlic Breadcrumbs

Cannellini beans hail from Italy. We love their slightly nutty flavor. The dish here marries them with another “superfood” – kale. The kale – which is braised – and beans, in turn, are topped with crunchy garlic breadcrumbs and a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Winter Squash Soup Topped With A Flavorful Citrus-Mint Pesto

February is soup season around here. We try to make soup at least once a week. It’s comforting – and tasty! Plus, leftover soup makes for a great lunch. The soup featured here capitalizes on winter squash. It gets a … Continue reading

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Healthy, Flavorful Recipe: Winter Lettuces With Pomegranate Seeds

My colleagues and I love fresh produce – a natural partner for our oil. We love it so much, in fact, that when one colleague pulled up to the grocery checkout, the checker called him a rabbit for all the … Continue reading

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Go Meatless With A Chick Pea And Tomato Curry!

We like to eat a meatless dinner at least once a week. Plant-based foods – a central part of the Mediterranean diet – are good for you. And they taste good. That means we’re always looking for ways to include … Continue reading

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