The Lighter Side: Shrimp & Cilantro Wraps

One of the obvious hazards of being passionate about cooking, eating and food blogging is that periodically it is likely to catch up with you. It has caught up with me recently, so I am making an effort to exercise more, eat less, and come up with some lighter and healthier recipes so that [...]

Decadently Simple Mac ‘n Cheese

Macaroni (or Penne, in this case) and cheese is traditionally a winter dish…. but comfort food is always in season. This week I was in the mood for it, but not the orange-powder-in-an-envelope variety. I came up with this version, which is relatively simple to make, yet extremely rich, creamy and luxurious. The individual [...]

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Relish

Fried green tomatoes have their roots in the South, and are a delicious preparation for firm, tangy green (unripe) tomatoes. If you are unable to get unripe tomatoes, there are some heirloom varietals that are green in color and can make a good substitute if not [...]