SOS Parsnips: Gena’s Raw Sushi “Rice”

I’m from the generation that was raised on soap operas.  In fact, I first learned to watch soaps at my mother’s knee (no, seriously: the TV was perched on her dresser at the foot of the bed; she sat on the bed, and I, on the floor. . . at her knee). When I was […]

SOS: Sweet or Savory Sweet Potato Spread

[Fantastically versatile, high fiber and low(er) fat. . . savory spread, here on a raw veggie cracker.] It was while lunching with a friend in New York last weekend that I first had the inspiration for collard rolls with sweet potato spread. Okay, maybe it wasn’t exactly while we were lunching, but more like a day […]

SOS Kitchen Challenge for October

Anyone who has read my blog through all four seasons  for at least a month  regularly  once knows that I really (really) hate the cold weather. And while autumn also heralds delicious root vegetables, warming spices, Thanksgiving and Halloween, to me it’s just the precursor to winter.  Bah! To help mitigate the chill this October, Kim […]

Sweet and Sour Chickpeas

Can I tell you a secret?  But you have to swear you won’t tell anyone. This particular secret involves a clandestine, middle-of-the-night meeting in an abandoned field; secret code names; the removal of clothing; and a vow never to tell another soul. Oh, and three cans of neon yellow paint. (And I bet you thought you […]