Recipes

Recipes

Here’s Looking At You Kid!

I love all things Moroccan: A little Humphrey Bogart from Casablanca, mint tea in a Marrakech garden surrounded by fruit and olive trees, magical doors carved in the shape of keyholes, brightly colored scarves and baboush slippers in every color of the rainbow, tabriz rugs perfect for a magic carpet...

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Delizioso!

Everything sounds better in Italian! This is my secret weapon for a quick, yummy dinner that I can whip up in 20 minutes and have my motley crew hollering delizioso! The beauty of this pasta is you can add whatever inspires you to make the dish a little more creative...

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French Brasserie-Nashville Style!

Even meat and potatoes sounds fancier in French: Poulet roti et pommes puree. Roasted chicken and mashed potatoes is standard French brasserie fare. This French "comfort food" often makes star appearances on the menus of the most famous chefs in Paris. Once you add this simple recipe to your family dinner...

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Cookie Monster Loves Cookies

My kids love to play the game, "If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only bring three things, what would they be?" My answer is always the same: olive oil, a good french baguette, and a life-time supply of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I believe it was living...

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Gypsy Cauldron

January is the perfect excuse for a gypsy chef to take solemn posture before her cauldron. With the Holidays behind us, January provides a little breathing space to reflect on how we can better nurture our mind, body, and spirit in this New Year (and those we love, of course)!...

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Christmas Gifts

There is nothing better than giving a gift that you know will nurture the mind, the body, or the spirit of someone you love. Following are some creative and thoughtful gift ideas from Bread and Honey that promise to nourish those you love this Christmas! Honey: I call it the eternal...

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Salad Queen

I am not sure how I won the title Salad Queen. Over the years my friends and family have taken a special liking to the way I spontaneously create salads. I wish I could say I have a set recipe but I can honestly tell you that not one of  my...

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A Gluten Hog

A croissant, a baguette with cheese and olive oil, an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie; these are the staples of my diet. A boulangerie in Paris is Mecca for me! And yet these are treats that one of my very best friends can no longer enjoy with me. Two years ago...

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Food Rules

It is back-to-school time again which means lunch boxes and family dinners! If the word cancer has become a household name in your family, then you know the enormous responsibility of offering healthy food to those you love the most. Before I step up on my health soap box, it is important for you...

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