Okra and Eggplant Cobbler

Food often reminds me that I’m a Yankee living in the south. Where I come from, chicken cutlets and eggplant are about the only reasons to break out the breadcrumbs and pans of oil. And with my focus on a healthier way of eating, I don’t even fry those favorites anymore. But when your partner-in-cuisine-crime…

Harvest Pasta

This time of year the trees are cooking up a feast for our eyes.┬áIt’s exhilarating. Reds, oranges, yellows mixing with the year’s last shades of green. With that comes a drop in temperatures. That tends to inspire soups and stews, but I let it feed a desire to use color in my creations.

Ingredient Introduction #9 – Yeast

I love bread. And because I eat so much of it, I’m able to work part time as a car cover model. Seriously, though. I could never do a low-carb diet. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), I was in high school when that whole everyone’s-giving-bread-makers-as-gifts craze was steaming hot. So, I didn’t get one, and I’ve always…