Food Columns

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

2024-05-15T13:45:38-04:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: Bread, Breakfast/Brunch, Food Columns|Tags: |

As I write this column, it is early April and I am gazing out my window at the falling snow, the sixth snowfall in as many weeks.  Spring arrived last week, but she is nowhere to be found.  I know I should be writing about a springtime recipe for May, but it is cold and [...]

Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés

2023-03-22T11:09:15-04:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Cooking Light, Food Columns, Passover, Vegetarian|

My mini omelet soufflés can be enjoyed year-round.  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.  And…they are Kosher for Passover! Enjoy these for breakfast or brunch. Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés ¼ cup red onion, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

2024-05-15T13:36:04-04:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Cooking Light, Dairy, Food Columns, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: |

Recipes for cauliflower crust pizza have been trending.  They’ve appeared in magazines, on TV cooking shows, and on social media.  I’ve lost track of all the cauliflower crust pizza posts on my Instagram feed.  I must confess, I was skeptical.  Cauliflower crust pizza?  Really? No way it can compete with the crusty, high octane carb [...]

Black and White Heart Cookies

2024-05-15T13:28:05-04:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Food Columns, Valentine's Day|

Looking for something special to make for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day?  Since cookies are a surefire way to just about anyone’s heart, why not show your love with some sugar cookies? While sugar cookies have a long and distinguished history dating back to 7th century Persia, it was the Protestant settlers in the colony [...]

Chocolate Roulade

2024-04-30T16:28:58-04:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Cakes, Desserts, Food Columns|

Looking for an extra special dessert for the holidays? I’ve got you covered. This gluten-free, dairy-free chocolate roulade is a real winner, and you can keep it simple or jazz it up. For the simple version, follow the recipe for the chocolate roulade, fill it with Marshmallow Fluff, roll it and garnish with a sprinkle [...]

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 [...]