Veggie Burgers

2022-05-02T14:11:21-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Pasta, Rice, Grains, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

Here’s a great recipe for veggie burgers.  Composed of healthy veggies, grains, and beans, these burgers are sure to please the vegetarians.   Tasty, wholesome, and filling burgers, the meat eaters may come around and enjoy one of these as well.  I like to serve my veggie burgers on my homemade buns with curly lettuce, tomatoes, [...]

Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés

2022-04-03T21:34:59-04:00April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Cooking Light, Food Columns, Passover, Vegetarian|

A few weeks ago I wrote a food column for the Essex Fells Magazine about mini omelet soufflés, and posted them on my Instagram account and my website.  Since the ingredients for these mini omelet soufflés are Passover friendly, here they are again. They are low fat, low calorie, vegetarian, healthy, yet tasty and indulgent.  [...]

Passover Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef

2022-03-31T11:56:01-04:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Passover|Tags: , , |

Looking to impress on Passover with a great main course? I’ve got you covered with my Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef.  I posted the recipe last autumn for Rosh Hashanah, and it has been one of my most popular and requested holiday recipes.  With just a few tweaks I adapted the recipe for Passover.  [...]

Marble Chiffon Cake

2022-02-01T10:14:56-05:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns, Valentine's Day|

Looking to impress on Valentine’s Day? Make Marble Chiffon Cake! It’s my new favorite go-to cake. Light and airy with a velvety texture—it’s simply divine. Happy Valentine’s Day! 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 7 eggs, separated 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided ¾ cup canola oil ¼ cup [...]

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

2020-02-27T15:17:59-05:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , |

As I write this column it is late January of the New Year and the new decade.   Many of us have made some New Year’s resolutions that are still intact. Among the top resolutions is—no surprise here—eating healthy.  If you’re still in healthy eating mode for 2020, then this recipe for baked spaghetti squash is [...]

Luzma’s Colombian Penicillin

2019-11-13T09:07:14-05:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Soups, Thanksgiving|Tags: , |

You’ve heard of Jewish penicillin, but did you know that a Colombian version exists, as well? To tell you about Colombian penicillin, I’m breaking with tradition this year to present you with a very special soup recipe that uses chicken instead of the obligatory Thanksgiving turkey. I first became acquainted with this extraordinary soup last [...]

Sfinge (Italian Doughnuts Filled with Ricotta)

2021-10-25T10:20:03-04:00December 1st, 2016|Categories: Dairy, Desserts, Doughnuts, Food Columns|

December 2016 Those of you who have been following my columns these past 6 years, may have noticed by the disproportionate number of dessert articles in the magazine, that I have an insatiable sweet tooth.  It should come as no surprise then that I’ll be capping off My Year Of Italy with—well—something sweet.  Sfinge, also [...]

Potato Gnocchi with Sausage Ragu

2021-10-21T09:12:50-04:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: Food Columns, Pasta, Rice, Grains|

November 2016 This 5-star recipe for Potato Gnocchi with Sausage Ragu is from Davide Odore, Master Chef at the Castello di Guarene, a magnificent restored 18th century palazzo/hotel overlooking the Langhe hills in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. Potato gnocchi are tiny potato dumplings.  They are light, pillowy and delicate in flavor—a perfect base [...]