What’s Cooking
Recipes from more than a quarter-century of Debra's newsletters - from our award winning kitchen, and three cookbooks
pecan pie on a tablecloth
Nov 2019

Perfection is the result of very, very good ingredients, and zero fillers. It’s sweet, but not cloying.

Nov
2019
eggplant with other vegetables
Oct 2019

Black garlic is a fermented food, that deepens and enriches flavor.

Oct
2019
Sep 2019

A Debra’s take on the Hawaiian take on sushi…

Sep
2019
cobbler
Aug 2019

Ahhh, cobblers…! Mostly fruit, some whole grains, a little healthy fat and unrefined sweeteners. Easy to make, easy to bake. Serve with ice cream for dessert, or yogurt for breakfast.

Aug
2019
falafel on a platter
Jul 2019

One of the great global street foods comes home. Debra’s rendition adds a touch of buckwheat (instead of wheat flour), for depth of flavor and no gluten.

Jul
2019
banana peel made into "bacon"
Jul 2019

This is not a typo!

Jul
2019
Stark Sisters maple almond
Jun 2019

‘Best of Boston’ Boston Magazine and ‘Best Mail Order Food Gift’ The New York Times, are just a few of the rave reviews Stark Sisters has garnered. Bon Appetit called it “one of the best we’ve ever tasted.” Featured in Boston Globe as “Hit of the Week,” Stark Sisters was dubbed “the Ultimate Granola.” For

Jun
2019
May 2019

This Persian egg-and-herb fritatta is more herb than egg, almost a salad. Fresh greens and eggs celebrate the return of spring and fertility.

May
2019
How to cut a mango, step by step
Apr 2019

Mango, papaya, pineapple… granted, the kiwis are from New Zealand, and the berries are European in origin. Still, we’re going to call this one “tropical.” Because that’s how it feels!

Apr
2019
cauliflower
Apr 2019

with Nuts and Seeds over Forbidden Black Rice

Apr
2019
masoor dal
Mar 2019

This soup isn’t a traditional chowder.  But we’re going to call it a chowder anyways, because it’s creamy and chunky at the same time.  Red lentils (masoor dal) cook quickly and melt into the base of rich coconut milk, bright tomatoes, and gentle spices. Shiitake mushrooms give you something to chew on, and you can

Mar
2019