Recipe Time Capsule, week of Apr. 7 – 13

This Week: Madeleine Cookies, A Recipe for Life, Honey Sesame Soy Asparagus,
Italian Stuffed Artichokes, Elegant Egg Strata, Classic Tiramisu

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in the Lifestyle section of The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link. For a printable recipe, see the list at the end of the post.

This week’s time capsule features a host of springtime specialties, including an elegant egg and cheese strata, and two of our favorite desserts: Classic Tiramisu and French Madeleine Cookies. 

Enjoy, and please let me know what YOU’RE cooking this week! Read More


Recipe Time Capsule, week of Mar.31 – Apr. 6

This Week: Symphony Salad with Minty Orange Dressing, HoDo Lavosh, Salade Niçoise, North Dakota White Bean Puree, Fresh Berry Friands, Pasta Primavera

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in the Lifestyle section of The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link. For a printable recipe, see the list at the end of the post.

This week’s time capsule features a host of springtime specialties, including one of my favorite pastries: Fresh Berry Friands. These oval-shaped Australian tea cakes get their wonderful texture from almond flour and egg whites. They are charming and delicious, no what shape you make them. 

Enjoy, and please let me know what YOU’RE cooking this week! Read More


Recipe Time Capsule, week of Mar. 24-30

This Week: Three Cheese Scalloped Potatoes, Orange Chiffon Cake, Minestrone Primavera with Chicken Meatballs, Triple Coconut Cream Pie, Honey Mustard Rack of Lamb

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link. For a printable recipe, see the list at the end of the post.

This week’s time capsule features a selection of sumptuous springtime dishes, including a perennial favorite, my Triple Coconut Cream Pie which gets a triple infusion of super “coconutty” flavor by using shredded coconut, coconut rum and coconut milk. Quite simply, this is a must for coconut-lovers.

Enjoy, and please let me know what YOU’RE cooking this week! Read More


Recipe Time Capsule, week of Mar. 17-23

This Week: Zeppole di San Giuseppe, Pasta Aglio e Olio, Roast Leg of Lamb with Spring Vegetables, Asparagus Spring Frittata, Scaloppine of Pork Piccata and Asparagus Bleu Cheese Soup

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link. For a printable recipe, see the list at the end of the post.

This week’s time capsule welcomes the arrival of spring with Zeppole di San Giuseppe (a classic Italian treat to honor the feast of St. Joseph on March 19), a simple and delicous pasta dish, an elegant Roast Leg of Lamb for Easter, two great spring asparagus recipes and a family favorite, Scaloppine of Pork Piccata. 

Enjoy, and please let me know what YOU’RE cooking this week! Read More


Recipe Time Capsule, week of Mar. 10-16

This Week: Mostly Irish, a touch of French for good measure…Erin go Bragh!

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link. For a printable recipe, see the list at the end of the post.

This week’s time capsule recipes feature some of our favorite Irish specialties, as well as a French pasta dish that was always a hit in our restaurant days and still remains a personal favorite (its rich and comforting nature makes it the perfect antidote to this endless winter).

Enjoy, and please let me know if you find a new favorite!  Read More


Recipe Time Capsule, week of Jan 6-12

This Week: Half super-healthy, half January comfort food…100% delicious.

I write a weekly food column for Forum Communications, which appears in The Forum newspaper and several of its subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Below you’ll find links to past columns featured this week, since the column’s debut in 2012. Just click on the photo to visit each link.

This week’s time capsule recipes feature an assortment of healthy recipes, as well as some comforting favorites to help you make it through January. Enjoy, and let me know if you find a new favorite!  Read More