How to make the best pickled mushrooms ever

Ridiculously Yummy Pickled Mushrooms

  These simple (gluten-free and vegan!) pickled mushrooms are just stupid good! Before I get to the recipe, though, I have to mention the amazing even that I attended recently. Last week, I headed off to San Francisco to catch Women Leaders at the Table: Addressing Inequity in the Good Food Movement. Held by the Commonwealth Club, it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Duck Breast Red Wine Risotto with Roast Wild Mushrooms and Roast Blueberry-Ginger Sauce. A gluten-free recipe that pairs well with red wine | Tasting Everything

Red Wine Risotto, Duck Breast, Wild Mushrooms, and Winnie the Pooh

Reflections on Risotto, Duck Breast, and Winnie the Pooh. I had a great time cooking for a winery recently and I’m trying to make sure that I get all of those recipes on this site. There were two lunches that they needed catered, the catch was that every dish needed to pair with a very […]