Tofu and Turtles and a Little Pinch of Yum

I got up super early today with the best of intentions.  Spend some time with John, work on my next article, get some much needed reading done, and then finally cook through a recipe in my new cookbook, Everyday Healthy.  I even picked which recipe I was going to cook and everything! One little trip to the grocery store and then I'd be all set. ...more

Day of the Cryptographic Service/День шифровальщика: Don't Russians Already Talk In Code, Anyway?

 "I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key…”...more

Tackling Tofu: Ten Delicious Tofu Recipes to Get You Started Cooking with Tofu

I think most people who read my food blog or my posts on BlogHer regard me as a fairly health-conscious cook, but I'm going to start this out with a big confession. The truth is that even though I love it in restaurants, and I realize that soy is one of the Superfoods we should be eating plenty of, I've never cooked tofu. Not even once. I've decided it's time for me to get over my tofu timidness, and I thought I'd invite BlogHer readers to join me. ...more
A GREAT tip for new-to-tofu eaters; try freezing the tofu first. Let it  thaw in the fridge ...more