Uncanned and Unbelievably Delicious

white-tuna

Few culinary traditions labor under as great a misconception as sushi does. Yes, most sushi is served with raw ingredients. Sushi, however, does not mean raw fish. (Although I think sushi made with raw fish is utterly lovely.) Sushi simply refers to a mode of preparation, namely to serve raw or cooked seafood or veggies […]

Having Scrabble for Dinner (a Q & Z Dish)

quinoa-and-zucchini-salad

Now that summer is in full swing and we have zucchini and greens and herbs growing everywhere they can (found random cilantro in my garden yesterday!), it makes sense to combine these in-season favorites to create an easy summer meal.  Adding pecans and raisins to this dish gives you nutty-sweet kick + crunch, and using […]

Spring Green = Delicious Soup

wild-rice-soup

It’s almost summer, things are finally green, and I’m actually excited about mowing the lawn again.  It’s a lot better than shoveling snow! Or mopping the basement floor with an old towel when the heavy early-spring rains hit and you get water in places you don’t want to get water.  Hot summer days sound pretty […]