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Sweets + Desserts

Apple Cinnamon Scones

Makes 8 scones 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon cinnamon ½ cup raw or golden sugar (see note) 6 tablespoons very cold unsalted butter ½ medium tart apple, peeled ½ cup milk For topping: ¼ cup raw sugar Butter, for serving […]

Salads + Veggies

End of Summer/Early Fall Salad

Makes four servings Olive oil 1 delicata squash, seeds removed and sliced 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 4 shallots, peeled and sliced 4 cups salad greens 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved Kernels cut from two ears of steamed corn 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup sliced almonds, toasted […]

Appetizers + Snacks

Shrimp with Garlic Sauce

4 appetizer servings 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 10 large cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1 heaping teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 heaping teaspoon sweet Spanish paprika 1 lb. large wild caught shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on Juice of one lemon 1 small handful fresh flat leaf parsley Sea […]

Quinoa bowls
Entrees + Mains, Salads + Veggies

Make Your Own Quinoa Bowls

From my August TU story, The Zoe tree. Quinoa bowls were born from an idea Zoe herself gave to me. If your kids are anything like mine, they love to eat out. They go out for coffee, for smoothies, for ice cream and sandwiches, even when there’s a full refrigerator. […]

Saag Paneer Salad
Salads + Veggies

Saag Paneer Salad

This recipe is part of my May 2022 Times Union story. You can read the whole thing here. Salad and exercise just go together. It’s perfectly acceptable to forget your manners and stuff in bite after bite of salad—any kind of salad—after exercise. And, cheese and nuts, meat and anything […]