Easy Elegant Side: Saucy Spring Vegetables

When it comes to cooking with fresh spring vegetables, sometimes simple is better. Carrots, mushrooms, and asparagus are already so flavorful, all it takes is a few simple additions to really make them shine. For this dish, these veggies are "sauced" up with a bit of wine and broth and enhanced with garlic and fresh … Continue reading Easy Elegant Side: Saucy Spring Vegetables

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Quick “Pickled” Jicama with Ginger and Lime: A Healthy, Tangy, Crunchy Snack, Side, or Condiment

When I brought home a lovely pachyrhizus erosus (a.k.a.┬ájicama) a couple of weeks ago, I wasn't sure just what I was going to do with it. Not because I didn't have ideas, but because I couldn't decide which one to try. Baked jicama fries? Raw jicama fries? Roasted jicama? Spicy raw jicama chips? Stir-fry? Jicama … Continue reading Quick “Pickled” Jicama with Ginger and Lime: A Healthy, Tangy, Crunchy Snack, Side, or Condiment