If you already use agave nectar, maple syrup, or honey as a sweetener instead of refined white or brown sugar, it’s time to add date syrup to the list as well. Making it is easy and worth the minimal effort.
Author Archive | Beth Lee
Some recipes are made to simmer all day, it’s a great way to combine and intensify flavor. But for some recipes, like this Roasted Tomato Sauce, you can get the same “simmered-all-day” flavor by roasting the ingredients.
Stuck in a rut with your cooking? Today I offer you a helping hand to pull you out of it: three spices that have existed for thousands of years yet you may never have tried. Each has a unique flavor to excite your palate and entice your family to come to the dinner table.
Think of pomegranate molasses as the balsamic vinegar of the Middle East. A centerpiece of Persian cuisine, but present in so many dishes throughout the entire region, it is tart, tangy, just a little bit sweet, and a perfect addition to your salad dressings, stews, grain dishes, and even desserts.
If your lifestyle is anything like mine or you just find yourself succumbing to the ease of fast, processed food, my suggestion is to create your own fast food at home.
Today, I am writing about five ingredients to avoid consuming in your food, based on a session I attended last August at the Hazon Food Conference at UC Davis.
Beth Lee is a food and wine lover, seasoned marketing professional, mom of two impossibly great kids (she puts the emphasis on “impossible”), wife to dormant chef, chauffeur, golfer, and can be overheard frequently exclaiming, OMG! Yummy. Today she shares some of her favorite snacking tips for busy parents, but you certainly don’t have to be a parent (busy or otherwise) to find them helpful!