Simple, healthy, and delicious, this recipe for vegetarian quesadillas with black beans and avocados couldn't be easier! | Tasting Everything

Healthy Vegetarian Quesadillas Recipe with a Seriously Yummy Winter Salad!

Dying for something bright and fresh, healthy and full of vitamins on this sunny winter day, I settled on a quick lunch idea of vegetarian quesadillas (gluten-free, of course) with a colorful winter salad. Avocado, black beans, queso fresco, plus greens, chilies, kumquats, red onions, and radishes with lots of lime juice in a dish that took […]

Simple, healthy, and delicious grilled steak, eggplant, fingerling potatoes, and chili-cranberry sauce | Tasting Everything

Grilled Steak and Eggplant, Roast Fingerlings, and Chili-Cranberry Relish

It occurs to me that I’ve had a number of photos on my site for foods that I haven’t actually given you recipes for!  This grilled steak and eggplant with roast fingerling potatoes and chili-cranberry relish is one of those simple and flavorful dishes that is so rewarding to make and fun to eat! If […]

What a week | Tasting Everything

What a Week!

I absolutely love the week between the 18th and 25th of December! Containing not only Christmas Eve and Christmas, but also part of Chanukah and my birthday, this is a great week for fun and celebration! Holiday parties with family and friends, and amazing birthday celebration as well. This year included a trip to the San […]

Bright and healthy coconut soup with mussels and rice noodles: a simple and delicious recipe | Tasting Everything

Bright and Healthy Coconut Soup with Rice Noodles and Mussels Recipe

Another perfect day for soup! Bright, fresh and tangy coconut soup with chilies and loads of briny mussels. Nothing beats a great mussels recipe!  The rain outside is falling steadily, pooling in the uneven surface of the raised beds in the garden. Wet little puddles of rain and mud reflecting the bright colors of kale, […]

A simple recipe for beautifully healthy salmon tartare salad | Tasting Everything

Healthy and Beautiful “Salmon Tartare” Kale Salad

Long, long ago (in a galaxy far, far…), I spent a great deal of time making salads and appetizers at a phenomenal Michelin-starred restaurant in San Francisco where I first learned how truly mind-altering a good tartare can be.  Salmon tartare, tuna, and beef were all on the menu occasionally as specials, in different forms with […]

A fast and easy recipe for vegetarian tamales with mushrooms, kale, and spicy tomato sauce (gluten-free, of course!) | Tasting Everything

Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Tamales Recipe With Mushrooms and Spicy Tomato Sauce

First of all, this recipe for super fast, healthy, and delicious vegetarian tamales is NOT traditional!  If you are looking for a traditional tamales recipe, just stop reading here! This is a fast, healthy, and easy idea for lunch or dinner that just looks like and is inspired by tamales! Traditional tamales use a masa dough […]

Simple brown butter squash with spinach and parmesan. Easy and filled with rich and amazing flavor | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Simple Brown Butter Roast Squash with Spinach and Parmesan

  Totally occupied with helping a client plan a surprise party for her husband, today called for a simple and filling dish that required very little effort to prepare. The butternut squash here is roast skin-on and simply scooped out, and besides the roasting, this is a one-pan dish that you can really just throw […]

Here's an easy to follow recipe for incredibly tasty pho-style soup with lighter-than-air chicken meatballs | Tasting Everything

Truly Tasty Pho-Style Soup with Lighter-Than-Air Homemade Meatballs

Hanging out with my family and in the mood for some toe-curlingly delicious soup on a wet and chilly day, (I like to eat soup on chilly days. Frequently. For real.) we settled on this seriously yummy pho-style soup with homemade meatballs. Inspired in part by Charles Phan’s book, The Slanted Door, we used his ideas for […]

A super easy recipe for ridiculously nice sunny-side-up eggs | Tasting Everything

Super Simple and Ridiculously Nice Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

During a recent session of mid-afternoon boozing, a friend of mine sheepishly admitted that she really wished she knew how to make sunny-side-up eggs that “look like the ones you get in restaurants.” Did she need special tools? What was the secret? Can you even make them at home? I was really happy she (got […]

Warm and Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry: a simple recipe for a deliciously warm soup on a chilly day. | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Warm and Incredibly Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry

  It is cold, grey, windy, raining, and beautiful. Naturally, that makes this the perfect sort of day for some soup. Not just any soup, but a creamy vegetarian coconut curry with lots of lime and a little kick. We’re watching my parents dogs this weekend, which means I’m currently sitting on a couch, covered in a […]