Brunch

Rare White Truffles from Italy are Reminiscent of Morels

Andria surprised me for my birthday with a trip to an Italian village known for rare white truffles. It felt almost like a secret mission where we were shown the goods in a very clandestine fashion-truffles wrapped in a piece of suspicious looking cloth with bits of dirt still clinging to […]

 

Recipes for UCF Life Presentation

It was really great to meet so many of the UCF community at the Culinary Medicine Session. We worked through so many great nutrition and culinary ideas and then tasted each of the recipes. Here are the recipes from the session. Let me know in the comments what you thought […]

 

Kale, Pecans and Blueberry Orange Salad

Andria and I created some of our go-to favorite recipes when FoxTV asked us to do a special on Culinary Medicine, but we started creating those recipes years ago. Andria is an engineer for Whirlpool and it is fascinating to think she was using a KitchenAid stand mixer when she […]

 

Cooking With Family

  Kale, Pecans and Blueberry Salad 1 medium bunch of kale 1 cup pecans, toasted 1 cup dried  blueberries, cherries and cranberries Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon dried mustard Place kale in food processor and process about 1/2 minute […]

 

A Sweet Bread Shaped like a Dove-The Symbol of Peace

The look on Carson and Paige’s face shows how excited they were for the Easter Bread that their mom made. This bread has been around for centuries and has likely made kids jump for joy for many generations. It has a fascinating history like so many other Italian foods. Easter […]