Salmon with Miso Sauce

Have you ever been to the Cheesecake Factory restaurant? It’s kind of like the adult foodie version of Disney Land…endless delicious choices served in a fantastical atmosphere. I’ve never been to Disney Land; is my understanding of it correct? The Cheesecake Factory serves one of my favorite restaurant dishes: miso glazed salmon. I have tried,…

Stove Top Grilled Vegetables

Vegetables get a bad rap, don’t they? They can be bland, yet colorful, little carriers of vital vitamins and nutrients, yet so few of us eat enough of them! I have discovered that one way to make your vegetables a bit more exciting is by grilling them. “But, but…I am poor and I don’t have…

Cooking Farro for the First Time

Have you ever cooked farro? Have you ever even heard of farro? I have the great and almighty Whole Foods to thank for my introduction to farro. I saw it on the Whole Foods salad bar and decided to try it. It looked like some kind of lovely and fluffy, more gangster version of brown…

Giant Ass Zucchini

Cooking your own food means discovering the wonder of vegetables. Vegetables are like people: they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Like people, some vegetables definitely have more length and girth. Take, for example, this big ass zucchini. I bought this giant zucchini at Whole Foods the other day. It’s labeled as organic, so…

Celery Juice: The Basic Way

Have you heard of celery juice? If not, which rock have you been living under? I’d like to come knock on your rock and tell you about celery juice. I am not a nutritionist, or really much of anything other than a smartass. I only decided to try celery juice this morning because a close…