Semolina Rigatoni with Shrimp, Scallops, and Sun Gold Tomatoes Ingrediants (Serves 3) 1 Box fresh Rigatoni( I get mine fresh from Santa Cruz Pasta Company, or if you have plenty of time and a pasta maker you can make your own) 3 tbsp olive oil 1/4 vidalia onion Salt to taste 3 garlic cloves peeled… More Semolina Rigatoni with Shrimp, Scallops, and Sun Gold Tomatoes
You don’t often hear the mineral Vanadium thrown about with regards to food. Vanadium to most is an obscure transition metal on the periodic table, not something dietary along the lines of calcium or iron. Vanadium is not an essential mineral, meaning our bodies don’t rely on Vanadium to perform functions such as blood clotting (calcium… More Mussels, Vanadium, and a Bed of Mache Rossettes
Quinoa has been hailed as a miracle food because it is a complete protein. This means it contains all the essential amino acids at adequate levels. Most plants are not complete proteins and must be combined with other things in order to obtain all of the amino acids your body needs to function properly; however,… More Garlicky Quinoa with Chicken Sausage
Ingredients 1 vidalia onion 3 shallots 2 tbsp olive oil salt to taste 1 packet mushrooms (I like a variety: chanterelle, shitake, bellas, etc) 1 cup chopped carrots 3-4 cups chicken stock 1 cup Vermouth 4 chicken thighs 1 chicken breast 1 package wild rice fresh oregano Directions: Chop onions and shallots. Throw into large… More Chicken, Vermouth, and Wild Rice Stew
3 Reasons to Eat More Eggplant Eggplant is rich in essential nutrients. It is a source of fiber, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, iron, and magnesium. Eggplant contains flavonoids known as anthocyanins which have been proven to play a major role in lowering risk of cardiovascular disease. Eggplant is ranked among the top… More Caponata Siciliana and Why You Should Join the Eggplant Fan Club
The other day I was drinking with a bunch of nerds, as I prefer to do, and one such nerd tried to convince me that hard alcohol differs from wine and beer not only in alcohol content but also that it acts as a stimulant rather than a depressant. This seemed a rather strange statement… More Is Alcohol Both a Stimulant and a Depressant?
Happy fifth day of Hanukkah! I would have liked to have had this recipe ready on the first day of Hanukkah, but sadly a stream of holiday parties and work got in the way. As I am now home in sunny San Diego for the holidays, I can finally relax and write. One of the… More Semi-Sweet Potato Latkes