Rhubarb Balsamic Reduction

This reduction is the result of some experimenting with rhubarb without using a lot of sugar. The rhubarb cooks down quickly if it’s diced finely, helping thicken the reduction and adding a rich, smooth texture. It’s slightly sweet, mostly tangy and peppery, and is wonderful as a sauce for pork or duck, or as theContinue reading “Rhubarb Balsamic Reduction”

Curried Chickpea Vegetable Soup

Serves 4 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon za’atar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced yellow onion 1/2 cup diced carrots 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced Swiss chard stems 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon curry powder 3 cups coarsely chopped Swiss chardContinue reading “Curried Chickpea Vegetable Soup”

Onion Mushroom Dal with Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning

This recipe features MOLA Foods‘ Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning Blend, and while traditionally served with rice, it is also great with a piece of firm whitefish, like halibut or cod. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 1 medium onion 8 ounces portobello mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon MOLA Sri-Lankan Inspired Blend 1 1/2 teaspoons kosherContinue reading “Onion Mushroom Dal with Sri-Lankan Inspired Seasoning”

Pantry/Freezer Chicken Noodle Casserole

serves 4 hearty portions For the topping: 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup dried plain breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt For the casserole: 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup frozen chopped onions 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (or 1 x 15-ounce can, drained) 2 x 10-ounce cans chunk chicken, drained (12-ounce cans are fine too) 2 tablespoons allContinue reading “Pantry/Freezer Chicken Noodle Casserole”

Pantry/Freezer Chicken Noodle Soup

These are some unsettling times, and comfort food is one way we are all getting through this. There are few foods more comforting than chicken noodle soup. Perhaps you are considering opening a can and eating some chicken noodle soup. You could do that, or… you could make some yourself. Make chicken noodle soup? That’sContinue reading “Pantry/Freezer Chicken Noodle Soup”