Healthy Spring Salad Recipes

I just spent a weekend in California (more on that later) and somone told me that they have 300 days of sun every year. Doesn’t that sound like a dream? If you are from Connecticut, like I am, well, yes it does. It’s been cold and dreary here but ever …

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Five Pantry Items I Always Have On Hand For Everyday Cooking

A well-stocked pantry is a good cook’s best friend. On any given night, I could open my kitchen cabinets and cook up a healthy meal, without having to go to the grocery store. Why? My well-stocked pantry is full of the basics needed for dozens of meals. I have shelves …

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Five Essential Kitchen Equipment Items I Can’t Live Without

When The Green Palette Kitchen moved with me to Southport two years ago (and yes, “moved” with me from NYC to Fairfield, to Southport) I suddenly had a brand new space and nothing but my imagination to fill it. My husband Mark, the handy guy that he is, built it …

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Five Bold Spices To Help You Kick Up Creativity In The Kitchen

I absolutely adore spices, not only for their health benefits but for the many ways they can transform average healthy food into something worth eating and enjoying. I admit I can get carried away with my spice addiction, but how else can you quickly and easily transform something basic like …

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