This has been the perfect winter for snowshoeing, venturing off into the wilds of snow-covered terrain, unbroken by any tracks or signs of wildlife. For thousands of years, human’s primary mode of travel through winter
On a recent trip to visit my mother in Norway (Maine), I was admiring the small communities of ice shacks on ponds and lakes, and noted, that in the words of Tom Hennessey, the “season
There is nothing more warming and comforting than a cup of hot chocolate. Steaming, fragrant and rich, chocolate warms both the hands and the tummy. Up until the 19th century, hot chocolate or hot cocoa
Although the Super Bowl Sunday is often a continual eating fest, I try to be sensitive to people’s health and their waistline.
There are some winter nights that just beg for comfort food, and for me, anything with potatoes always work.
Always searching for new recipes ideas, a special on a restaurant blackboard caught me eye, and inspired me to create this recipe for Chicken Parmesan Quesadillas. Our family loves quesadillas. They are a quick and
Like most Americans, after the excess indulging of the holiday season, in January I resolve to be more mindful of my calories and health. I know the key to maintaining a healthy body and mind
What does the New Year hold for us foodies, committed localvores or just plain good eaters? I love perusing food magazines, surfing the web, studying restaurant menus and watching consumers for ideas of what may
According to many cultural traditions, New Year’s Day supper will bring you good fortune in the year to come. Traditions vary by culture, but there are pockets of striking similarities and six major foods: grapes,
As a nutritionist I’m really concerned about Santa’s health. He may have a bunch of talented elves, but someone has to do the heavy thinking.
When my family was younger, the holiday season inspired many days happily cooking away in the kitchen preparing gifts for teachers, swim coaches, debate teams and others. The house would be filled with the heavenly
Chowder is such a comforting food. Traditionally a dish for the working class and fishing people, New England style chowda, is believed to have originated in Newfoundland. In those days, Breton fisherman would throw a