Maire Gilbert

I was a vegetarian who got together with a meat and potatoes man almost 25 years ago. I've always enjoyed cooking, and I was ready to tackle the challenge of helping my family eat healthy, and enjoy it.

Web Site: http://www.blogger.com/profile/14958204240364054378


Recipe: Chicken udon noodle soup

Nov 16, 2012
Recipe: Chicken udon noodle soup

 This noodle soup recipe is loosely based on two traditional Japanese style soups. Noodle soup is usually served with simply a few cubes of tofu and some green onions. Chicken and vegetables may be cooked in a tasty broth, then served strained, wi...

Recipe: Spaghetti squash with red sauce

Nov 12, 2012
Recipe: Spaghetti squash with red sauce

I'm starting a new section today, 20 minute dinners. I've had several people ask me how long it takes to cook something, and I've started keeping track, plus noting the time for you. Those people have also added that they don't like to spend hours and ...

Recipe: Creamy poppyseed dressing

Nov 7, 2012
Recipe: Creamy poppyseed dressing

I've had several requests lately, and that's so nice. Sure, it's flattering, but it's more than that. Requests indicate a trust in my process, the finished taste, and the healthy quotient that I want to uphold. I rarely talk about t...

Recipe: Quinoa pilaf

Oct 30, 2012
Recipe: Quinoa pilaf

I'm amazed every year how the change of seasons influences the change in my taste buds. Suddenly, I'm craving warm, comfort foods - hearty soups, pilafs with deep flavors, and many things roasted. This pilaf helps me welcome fall. It features eart...

Recipe: Spicy pumpkin pancakes

Oct 25, 2012
Recipe: Spicy pumpkin pancakes

My daughter and I made these during my recent visit to San Diego. She'd been craving pumpkin pancakes, but many of the recipes yield pancakes that are dense and heavy. We wanted something light, but with a real taste of pumpkin. To lighten th...

Recipe: Apple mango chutney

Oct 19, 2012
Recipe: Apple mango chutney

I went up to Apple Hill and picked organic apples last weekend. You know what that means, I've been making batch after batch of applesauce. After several batches of applesauce I thought about doing something a little different. You may have notice...

Recipe: Curried kuri squash

Oct 15, 2012
Recipe: Curried kuri squash

I had a tasty curried squash at a Thai restaurant in Marysville, Washington. That was last December, and now that it's fall and I'm seeing squash everywhere, I'm thinking fondly of that squash dish again. Seeing this red kuri squash also called fo...

Recipe: Crab, artichoke and spinach enchiladas

Oct 8, 2012
Recipe: Crab, artichoke and spinach enchiladas

I love artichoke dip with chips, and my husband loves crab dip with chips. Here's a way to have your dip for dinner! This recipe uses a filling reminiscent of crab and artichoke dip for enchiladas. The stealthily healthy part of this is that ...

Recipe: Roasted pork and carrots

Oct 3, 2012
Recipe: Roasted pork and carrots

First of all, if you've never experienced the flavor of roasted carrots, you're in for a real taste treat. The carrots retain some of their crunch, but roasting enhances their natural sweetness. They make a wonderful accompaniment to pork. I'...

Farmers markets in Europe: Vienna’s Naschmarkt is one of the oldest and largest

Sep 27, 2012
Farmers markets in Europe: Vienna’s Naschmarkt is one of the oldest and largest

 As you've probably already figured out, I have a thing for farmer's markets. I love my local Sacramento farmer's market, and visit it almost weekly. However, I've visited some grand markets during my travels. I love the markets in Davis and San F...

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