Gluten-Free Amaranth Honey Cake

I guess honey cake is traditional for Rosh Hashanah because I saw versions of it in many of the Israeli cookbooks I looked through.  It was...

How To Keep Your Grill Properly Maintained

People like to argue over whether what's better: a gas grill or a charcoal one. They like to argue that the grill they prefer...

The Fruity Root – Pear, Parsnip and Lime Juice

Is it just me or are parsnips having something of a moment right now?  I never gave much attention to these root vegetables (which...

Iced Mexican Coffee with Café De Olla

My biggest challenge when it comes to coffee is keeping it as a weekends-only or special occasion treat.  I feel so much better without...

Burmese Shrimp Powder

So many Southeast Asian cuisines are known for their dishes that incorporate hot, sour, salty and sweet elements.  But Burma seems to place no...

Burmese Grated Carrot Salad

My first experience with carrot salad?  The grated version that’s loaded with raisins and walnuts and drowning in a super-sweet dressing.  It was perfect...

Indian Spiced Cucumber, Peas and Mint

For a girl who is constantly cooking new recipes from all types of cuisines, I’ll admit I’ve been in something of a rut when...

Using And Taking Care Of Your Tea Kettle

Tea kettles are great tools that come in a variety of different styles and are made from a variety of different materials. There are...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

When I make dinner for friends or family I invariably get asked whether the recipe of one of the dishes is available on the...