Pantry Power! Chickpea pumpkin curry from scratch

We’ve all been there No time to run to the store, not much in the way of fresh veggies on hand, and dinner approaching by the minute.  That scenario is precisely why I recommend keeping a stocked pantry of versatile staples and a Pinterest account at the...

Coconut-Crusted Ahi Tuna Tacos (100+ more healthy taco recipes!)

Taco Tuesday, all year long This month’s RecipeRedux theme is tacos!  Use this roundup to try a different taco every week for over 2 years, each recipe created to be nutritious and easy to make.  The perfect taco is a combo of flavors, textures, and the humble...

Beautiful/Functional: DIY Kitchen Organization

http://whyfoodworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Untitled-Project.mp4 The magnetic kitchen Growing up, there was a crocheted sign hanging in our kitchen that said “No matter where I serve my guests, they seem to like my kitchen best.” And I think...

Slow cooking for fast prep (+6 ways to use your crock pot!)

The beauty of bulk Bulk cooking (also known as batch processing or food prep) is the secret for almost all people I know who eat well and have mostly homemade food.  When I hear “I’m too busy to cook” – it’s usually the truth.  Most...

Secret ingredient french onion soup

From the palace to the pauper As the story goes, French onion soup came to be in the kitchen of King Louis XV, on a day that there was nothing but butter, onions, and champagne to be found in the pantry – an early “Chopped” episode, of sorts!  The...

Easy dark chocolate truffles with cocoa nibs

It’s RecipeRedux time! This month the theme is 2-0-1-6.  A year that will live in infamy.  A year that saw big changes in my life (moving in with David, starting work at PVF, getting used to showing up on TV now and then), and a lot of learning.  So in a nod to...