Side Dishes

Curried Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet potatoes – they’re not just for Thanksgiving anymore. Delicious, fresh sweet potatoes are available all year long, so there’s no need to wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy these nutritious vegetables. […]


The New Camp Cookbook – Review

If you are one of the new types of campers who take their vehicle to a drive up tent site, or who uses a trailer/RV then this is exactly the kind of book you need. The New Camp Cookbook – Gourmet group for Campers, Roadtrippers, and Adventures by Linda Ly, is not for the wilderness, hike to the middle-of-nowhere camper. […]


Cooking By The Seasons – Review

A review of the cookbook Cooking By The Seasons by Karri Ann Allrich. Includes recipe for Roasted Ginger Sweet Potatoes. A nutty gingery confection of sweet potatoes that will enhance any of your favorite cold weather foods. […]


Curried Thai Sweet Potato and Chicken Soup

Look for fat-free coconut milk and curry powder in the ethnic-foods section of your supermarket. Cilantro can be found in the herbs section of the produce department. From The Serotonin Power Diet by Judith J. Wurtman, PhD & Nina Frusztajer Marquis, MD. […]


Sweet Potato Almond Chipotle Soup

This soup is a perfect balance of sweet from the sweet potato, earthy from the almonds and heat from the smoky chipotle – good for you too! A great weekend lunch or light dinner with crusty bread and a simple salad… […]


Indian Dal Soup

Had a great dinner at The Bread Bar last night. Its one of the Amaya restaurant chain. One of our friends had an Indian style lentil soup. Here’s my take on it… […]