What’s Cooking
Recipes from more than a quarter-century of Debra's newsletters - from our award winning kitchen, and three cookbooks
raisin muffins
Jun 2008

Teff grain is a nutritional powerhouse smaller than a poppy seed. If you’ve ever had injere, Ethiopian pancake-bread, you’ve had teff.

Jun
2008
kelp noodles
May 2008

Kelp noodles are gluten-free, and very low in carbohydrates and calories. Their texture is chewy, and you can use them anywhere you’d use pasta. This is a pasta salad that is more salad than pasta!

May
2008
corn crackers
Apr 2008

“Recently, I started making my mother’s corn crisps again.”

Apr
2008
a basket full of wild mushrooms
Mar 2008

We start with hearty, economical chick peas, cabbage, and kale, and punch them up with some gourmet mushrooms and Italian flavor.

Mar
2008
Moroccan Stew
Feb 2008

A satisfying, simple vegetarian stew served over whole grains. Morocco is on the Mediterranean, but with an African flavor. Lovely!

Feb
2008
red lentil soup
Jan 2008

Georgia, as in the old Soviet Republic… not the state next to Florida! Red lentils provide easy-to-digest vegetable protein. A little coconut milk (not authentic!) adds richness.

Jan
2008
financiers
Dec 2007

Almond flour, egg whites, and raw unrefined cane sugar make this a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free treat. Cocoa butter adds a richness… High protein, high fiber… Oh my goodness!

Dec
2007
stewed fruit
Dec 2007

Stewed fruit: no cooking, no mess, no sugar. So simple and fruity, you can have it for breakfast, too.

Dec
2007
purple potatoes
Nov 2007

No grains in these dark purple-black, fiber-rich savory pancakes. A delightful holiday treat. You can call them “latkes” for Chanukkah. Or just call them delicious.

Nov
2007
apple on a table
Oct 2007

Baked apples stuffed with crumbled store-bought macaroons. They’re simple. They’re wholesome. They’re truly delicious.

Oct
2007
Sep 2007

Asiago is an Italian company, and we’re pleased as punch to carry their frozen, mixed porcini, oyster, shiitake and nameko mushrooms.  Adam introduced this product to me, and we both love how easy it is to make dinner by just adding a few other ingredients! Mushrooms lack chlorophyll, which means they don’t produce food for

Sep
2007