Curried cauliflower with pickled plums


The other day I made this simple salad with my head of cauliflower from the farmer’s market. You can roast it with curry, cumin, cardamom and turmeric or fry it in some coconut oil with fresh ginger.  I add a little butter at the end and sea salt to taste. Garnish with basic and diced … Read More


The summer salad that won’t wilt


It’s that time of year. School parties. End of flag football celebrations. Soccer blow out picnics. You are asked to bring something. You don’t have time. What’s a mom to do? Make a super simple cabbage salad that won’t wilt is what I say. Shred green cabbage, purple cabbage and yellow or orange peppers sliced.  … Read More


Is SEL already last year’s trend?


One of our four culture goals at the foundation is to “create energy.” This last month I went to a board meeting that created a lot of energy for me personally. The focus: a discussion on equity and empathy. More and more I am hearing about the importance of empathy and how focusing on it … Read More


The Next Time You Fry a Pork Chop


I have loved pork chops since I was a little girl. Despite my vegetarian tendencies, I love pork. My mom would lightly salt pork chops and then dust in flour and fry in hot peanut oil. She usually served them with onions or mushrooms and rice. Pork chops are a comfort food that I also … Read More


Pickled Onions


These are a simple garnish to any salad or meat dish, and I love the color. Thinly slice a red onion and stuff into a jar. Mix warm water, vinegar, salt and sugar in a bowl and pour over onion to cover. It can be served within a few hours and lasts for weeks in … Read More