Welcome back to another episode of Food Science Fridays. Today we’re talking all about the eggplant or aubergine as others around the world call it. Until a few weeks ago eggplant was my favorite vegetable, when I found out it’s a fruit. Yep apparently eggplant is a fruit. Eggplant not a lot of people’s favorite [...]
Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]
The chemistry of caramelizing onions and my recipe for caramelized onions, spinach, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato quiche
Looking for a creative and tasty alternative to the typical Thanksgiving day fare? I've got you covered with these scrumptious Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice Risotto to brighten up your dinner table.
New finds at the farmers markets in North Carolina, mean new pasta recipes. This one is filled with healthy greens and makes a great quick meal for the busy student or professional.
Different from what every best selling diet author would have you believe, eating for optimal health is confusing and complicated for most people. Here are some of the factors that contribute to this confusion
Many people cite lunch as a primary barrier to their healthy eating goals. These tasty peppers with couscous, tofu, and spinach are a simple yet scrumptious solution to your lunch dilemma.
Is it strange that I get as excited about a nice bottle of olive oil as I do about an expensive pair of shoes? Learn how to dress your salad in four healthy ways.
Baked Eggs over Spicy Red Pepper Quinoa. Start your morning off right with a nutritious balanced breakfast.
I was having a dinner party the other night. A number of vegetarians were invited, and so I needed to get a little more creative than usual. My roommate often makes Bacon wrapped stuffed dates as an appetizer at many of the events we host together, but for obvious reasons, bacon was not on the [...]