Monthly Archives: March 2009

Mashed Potatoes as Vehicle for Health

Mashed Potatoes as Vehicle for Health

Being sick sends me running for food that serves a twin purpose – simultaneously healthy and comforting. This is most true of chicken soup and mashed potatoes. They satiate something essential. I load them with onions, greens, garlic, hoping for speedy deliverance from my misery, and hunker down with full seasons of TV shows to […]

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Oatmeal Pancakes

It’s possible that I might love brunch more than dinner. A solid variation on the trusty breakfast standby. They complement each other well; you get the classic pancake form with its host of possible toppings, and the hearty, comforting qualities of a bowl of oatmeal without its gloopy consistency. Oatmeal Pancakes 1 cup cooked oatmeal […]

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Mon Petit Chou

It is the third week in March, and I am sick of brassicas. Three months ago I told a co-worker that I craved brussels sprouts on a daily basis and he stared at me in horror. This from a man who subscribes to a CSA and refuses to own a car. You would think a […]

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