Blog Dishing It Up

The Food Trends Fallacy And What To Do About It

To prepare for the New Year, I did what all conscientious food writers do. I Googled food trends and although a bit blown away by the more than sixteen pages, I scrolled through the litany of food trend predictions. This meant wading through a pea soup…

January 5, 2018
Thai Yellow Curry chicken
Poultry Recipes Soups and Stews

Thai Yellow Curry Chicken (Kang Ka Ree)

To get the year rolling, how about a Thai Yellow Curry Chicken (Kang Ka Ree), a Thai version of chicken curry that uses a pre-made curry paste available in most Asian grocery stores. Slightly sweet from the coconut milk, this version of chicken curry…

January 5, 2018
Lamb Main Dishes Pasta Recipes

Lamb Meatballs With Harissa Tomato Sauce

Meatballs are everyone’s favorite! In this recipe, harissa adds a punch of smokey flavor. The condiment, popular in Morocco, Tunisia and other North African countries, is made from hot chile peppers, roasted red peppers, garlic, vinegar and salt. Olive oil adds stability and helps…

January 5, 2018
The Next Round Wine

Find The White Wine You Weren’t Looking For

by Stephanie Davis, CWE When I find a versatile white wine like the Groundwork Grenache Blanc that challenges how committed wine-drinkers view an unknown grape, I think it’s write worthy. The new year demands change and a willingness to be open to new experiences.…

January 5, 2018
This Is The Dawning of The Age of -ish
Blog Brainstorms

This Is The Dawning Of The Age of -ish

I turned 55 last August and decided a number is only that. A number is a line on a dial, a grasp at definition, a point from which all relativity must flow. For some, it may be an attempt to characterize one’s personality. For…

December 1, 2017
Arugula and Asian Pear Stuffed Pork Chops
Main Dishes Method Pork Recipes

Arugula and Asian Pear Stuffed Pork Chops

Thick cut pork chops are perfect for stuffing with just about any ingredients you can dream up. Pork, as “the other white meat,” tends toward a dryness once cooked that stuffing can fix. Here, spicy arugula and asian pears team up to add juiciness…

December 1, 2017