Turmeric Ginger Elixir for Holiday Detox

If you are feeling run down by the pace of the holidays, what with Christmas shopping, baking, travelling, and over-boozing at parties – I think I have a special drank for you, beautiful. An elixir, if you will. Sounds medicinal, right? Maybe it is. My mother likes to boil ginger in honey and drink a […]

Dhoodhi Handvo, or Indian Zucchini Muffins

It’s a gorgeous autumn day in New Orleans. I had forgotten how summery the southern fall tends to be. Perfect day for a bike ride around town to see what our local shops have in store for holiday gift potential. These ultra-healthy muffins for the granola Birkenstock crowd feature savory summer squash and are an […]

Linguine with Shrimp and Saffron Sauce

There are delicacies in my mother’s kitchen beyond compare. This dish is one:   Linguine with Shrimp and Saffron Sauce Adapted from Gourmet by Andie Ellis 1/8 tsp crumbled saffron threads ½ cup white wine 1/3 pound dried linguine (or spaghetti, like we used) 2 tsp turmeric 2 tbsp oil (we always use olive) ½ […]