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A New Year Through Food

By Elizabeth Fechter New Year’s resolutions come in many different forms. Whether your goal is to start fresh by finding a healthy balance in life, or to release more endorphins through weekly visits to the gym, the new year is a great time to aim for a positive change. Whatever your objective may be, eating a wholesome […]

Avocado bacon onions grilled cheese

The Perfect Loaded Grilled Cheese

A very, very flavorful grilled cheese sandwich loaded with bacon, avocado, grilled onions, and Colby Jack cheese on sourdough bread. It’s National Grilled Cheese Month and out of all the specific food special days, this is one we can really get behind. While I don’t believe there is such a thing as a bad grilled […]

Grilled pork chop with spices

Grilled Pork Chops and Sweet Potato Salad

For quick, weekday meals after a long workday, I frequently opt for any easy recipe using the grill pan. After cooking all day for others, it’s often a challenge to match the level of the meals that I spend all day preparing for clients. Here, I prepared grilled boneless pork chops and sweet potato salad […]

pantry pasta recipe

Make a Smart Pantry Recipe with Spiralized Zucchini Noodles and Pasta

Chef Jim’s pantry recipe is a pasta dish for two using common on-hand ingredients. During the week, I avoid making unnecessary trips to the grocery store by preparing a meal using ingredients I already have, also known as a pantry recipe. I enjoy the challenge of combining bits to create a satisfying meal of leftover ingredients […]