Pico De Gallo

Pico De Gallo

Pico De Gallo is a type of salsa that is chunkier and thinner or juicier than the salsa you might be used to. It’s somewhere between salsa and gazpacho. This recipe that I make is so awesome that the entire batch disappears almost as fast as the time it takes me...
Aunt Ann’s Apple Cake

Aunt Ann’s Apple Cake

It was a weird year in our garden… warm enough to ripen the tomatoes well into October. Last month, onions, garlic, and other assorted produce overflowed the garage, tomatoes were piling up in the kitchen, and my to-do-list was getting pretty long. With this...
Chouchouka (sounds like: choo-choo-ca) Eggs with Tomatoes

Chouchouka (sounds like: choo-choo-ca) Eggs with Tomatoes

If you find this difficult to pronounce, never mind recognize, let me begin by explaining that it is Tunisian. This delicious dish is also known as “shaksuka”. (You decide which variation rolls off your tongue most easily.) And, for many reasons, it serves a special...
10 Proven Health Benefits of Eggs (No. 1 is My Favorite)

10 Proven Health Benefits of Eggs (No. 1 is My Favorite)

Eggs are among the few foods that I would classify as “superfoods.” They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Here are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies. 1. Eggs Are Incredibly Nutritious Eggs are...
Dilly Beans

Dilly Beans

Many of us at Moosewood “put up” Dilly Beans during the summer and then conjure up fond memories of the vegetable garden as we eat them during the winter. These intensely flavored beans can be prepared on the spot anytime. Serve as a garnish for green salads or as a...
Zesty Lemon Barbeque Marinade

Zesty Lemon Barbeque Marinade

This marinade recipe is a summer staple in our house that’s filed under “family favorites.” Ingredients 3/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1/8 cup dried minced...