When is a salad no longer a salad? I was inspired by this dish (and thought-provoking concept) from the Canal House kitchen recently. “We were about to make a ‘chef’s’ salad of sorts for lunch today, but switched gears when we noticed the big russet potatoes in the bin on our kitchen counter. Yes, still a salad, but...

I am broccoli-biased. For me, eating raw broccoli is what I imagine eating sandpaper feels like. But when it’s drizzled with a little oil and roasted at high temps to get a little toasty brown, that is when the beauty of broccoli comes through. So when I saw on Felidia’s Thanksgiving menu she had an antipasti dish...

My first time making quinoa was not a good experience. It was probably about 10 years ago, before quinoa hit its hype stride. I tried using it in place of rice in a stir-fry dish and I was sorely disappointed by its texture. If I were not so OCD about food waste, it probably would have gone in the trash! Now I have...