Coleslaw Indian Style

August 25, 2015

The range of washed and sliced vegetables (both organic and conventionally grown) available in the average supermarket has skyrocketed. Though initially I frowned upon them, what I’ve discovered is that in many cases, grabbing an 8-oz bag of sliced red cabbage saves me time and reduces waste. I can’t go through a whole head of [...]

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Low Fat Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins

December 11, 2013

Another delicious, healthy, low fat muffin recipe. This one has oat bran, which adds fiber, protein, iron, calcium and a lovely color, flavor and texture to the muffins. There was a whole oat bran craze a while back. Consuming oat bran has been connected to lower cholesterol levels and appears to play a role in [...]

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Lentil Soup

December 4, 2013

My latter born has been asking me to adopt a practice of Meatless Mondays. This seemed like a perfectly reasonable request. Thankfully the Stern boys like many vegetarian dishes including lentils. This is one of the simplest lentil soup recipes I’ve ever made, and we really like the end result. Adding cumin twice, once early [...]

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Mountain Sky Macaroons

November 27, 2013

For some reason I always thought that macaroons were a challenge to make. I’m not sure why. Some recipes call for beating the egg whites in a mixer and others include condensed milk. This particular recipe comes from Chef Pam Comstock at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in Emigrant, Montana. Pam’s a very direct baker. She [...]

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Chicken Marsala

November 21, 2013

  Mountain Sky Guest Ranch is our home away from home one week a year in June. We love it there so much we’ve gone back six years in a row. We love that fact that we exercise all day, every day – and come back to the ranch for exceptional meal after exceptional meal. [...]

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Shrimp with Spicy Italian Sausage

November 15, 2013

This dish comes from the kitchen of my father who made a version of this for us with clams months ago (which I’ll get to posting at some point). We weren’t feeling clammy this week so we opted for shrimp instead. For me the dish feels like the last waning days of summer. Serve it [...]

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Low Fat Pumpkin Spice Muffins

November 9, 2013

Looking for a low fat pumpkin recipe to help celebrate the fall season without adding to your waistline? Look no further. These delicious bites are nearly guilt free, and full of fall flavor. If you wanted to walk on the wild side, you could frost them with a little cream cheese frosting. Either way, they [...]

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Pickled Red Onions

November 4, 2013

For some reason I was under the misguided impression that pickled red onions were hard to make. Ha. Soufflés are hard to make, pickled onions – not so much. These are an excellent and colorful addition to salads, Mexican food, roasted salmon or with smoked fish. They add a nice zip to all sorts of [...]

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Vegan Red Rice Salad

October 29, 2013

Like brown rice, red rice is minimally processed and therefore maintains more of the fiber, vitamin, and mineral content of the original rice kernel. It is grown in Sri Lanka as well as Bhutan. The Sri Lankan version has a shorter rice kernel and looks a bit like red quinoa. It’s worth looking for and [...]

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Asian Grilled Chicken

October 24, 2013

This is another Chef Anne addition to “Inside the Kaganoff Kitchen.” She made this for us one summer evening, much to our delight. Asian Grilled Chicken: (makes 6 servings) Marinade: ¼ cup cilantro 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon ground pepper 6 whole chicken legs Dipping Sauce: ¼ cup Asian fish sauce 2 tablespoons lime [...]

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