We’ve Got Fava Beans!

  I’ve always thought of fava beans as an exciting ingredient.  I know it may seem odd to get excited about a bean, but this particular bean was something that, for years I read about in many an Italian recipe but, for the life of me, could never find at the market.  I built those recipes up…

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Whole Grain Pancakes with Strawberries

I awoke Sunday morning, thinking in the brilliant hues of red.  Weird, right but I assure you that there is a perfectly sound reason for the hues of fire-engine, cherry, and vermilion that blazed through my mind early this weekend day. Saturday night, my husband and I went to Paint the Town Red, an artsy fundraiser benefiting…

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