Effortless Eating

Italian Tuna (Tonno)

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One summer we stripped and painted the outside of our 100+-year old Victorian brick cottage. We hired a college student helper and he and my schoolteacher husband spent every day for a month or more…

The Self-Hypnosis Diet

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<br> Steven and Joy Gurgevitch have developed this fabulous technique for approaching weight loss by “changing unhealthy eating patterns and creating new and lasting behaviors while still having an enjoyable, fulfilling love affair with food.”…

Zucchini & Carrot Latkes

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If it seems I am obsessed with zucchini lately, rest assured I will move onto other things once the frost comes. In the meantime, however, I’ve got some zucchini to prepare. I pulled out this…

Popcorn: a perfect snack

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 I love popcorn. When faced with a freshly-made bowl, I can never stop myself from cramming large handfuls at a time in my mouth, as if someone will take it away before I’m finished. This…

Cream-free Creamy Squash Soup

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I was faced with three large crookneck squashes (see what they looked like in my post for Zucchini soup). My creamy butternut squash soup recipe beckoned. But wait: these were not butternut squash. Would crookneck…