North African Chicken and Spinach Stew from The Family Table

Today’s recipe is from an upcoming cookbook we’re truly excited about – The Family Table by Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Jussie Smollett, actors and Food Network stars. Their recipe for North African Chicken and Spinach Stew is warm and hearty – perfect for the cold season! Before these siblings conquered Hollywood, they spent their childhood crisscrossing the … Continue reading

Read an Excerpt from Hippie Food by Jonathan Kauffman

Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat by San Francisco Chronicle food writer, Jonathan Kauffman is a social history of the health food movement tracing its roots back to the 1800s and circling back through the 1960s to present day. This narrative history traces the colorful origins of once-unconventional foods … Continue reading

Raspberry-Lemon Icebox Cake from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends

Patricia Heaton’s new cookbook, Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends, is finally on sale, and that calls for a celebration. So cake it is! Today we’re sharing her recipe for Raspberry-Lemon Icebox Cake, a dessert that’s both decadent and simple to make. Though Patricia Heaton may be a Hollywood star today, this down-to-earth, practical … Continue reading

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Carob (But Was Afraid to Ask) from Jonathan Kauffman, author of Hippie Food

Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat by San Francisco Chronicle food writer, Jonathan Kauffman is a social history of the health food movement tracing its roots back to the 1800s and circling back through the 1960s to present day. This narrative history traces the colorful origins of once-unconventional foods … Continue reading

Cashew and Coconut Shrimp from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends

It’s cold out! So let’s go to the tropics with today’s recipe for Cashew and Coconut Shrimp from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends. This shrimp is addicting – it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner for two or as a snack for any upcoming social gatherings (we’re thinking Super Bowl!). A busy working mother … Continue reading