What’s Cooking
Recipes from more than a quarter-century of Debra's newsletters - from our award winning kitchen, and three cookbooks
THIS
MONTH
Jun 2007

Herbes de Provence originated in southern France, and includes herbs found in the region: rosemary, basil, marjoram, thyme, sage, savory, tarragon, bay, fennel and lavender. We have two different mixes in our store, one by Frontier Herbs and Spices, and a second lovely version made by Jean Louis of A Touch of Provence, located right

Jun
2007
May 2007

In May, I feel in transition mode, not wanting heavy, cooked wintry dishes, but not ready yet for summer corn or salads made from ripe tomatoes.  This easy salad, which can be a meal, suits my fancy in spring. Did you know that chard actually came from the Mediterranean and Asia Minor?  That while it

May
2007
Apr 2007

Mother Earth Magazine lists kale as one of the “Thirty-Three Greatest Foods for Healthy Living.”   Grown in Europe since 600 B.C.E., kale was the most common green vegetable, and in Scotland, kale in one dialect meant food, and the expression “to be off one’s kail” meant to feel too ill to eat.

Apr
2007
roasted butternut squash
Mar 2007

Perfect for days that are still cold and often blustery. Of course you can substitute veggie sausage, or use diced yams instead of butternut squash. .

Mar
2007
roasted garbanzo beans
Jun 2006

Fiber. Protein. Satisfaction. A healthy trail mix that’s savory, but not sweet. An appetizer mix that isn’t oversalted. Cocktail nuts with ethnic flair and class.

Jun
2006