Roasted Squash with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

by Elizabeth September 5, 2012

“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” – Julia Child   Since sage brown butter sauce happens to be one of my favorites, I’ve gotten creative with it since giving up gluten because most often you find it paired with pasta. (I have however tried it with gluten-free pasta and it does not disappoint!).  Brown […]

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August Flu

by Elizabeth August 24, 2012

Elderberry Plant (Image via It feels a little weird to write about the flu in August but it turns out there has been a weird summer outbreak in our area.  Unfortunately, I learned this firsthand when poor Julian came down with it on Monday.  His doctor said that she had been seeing a ton […]

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Summer Red (Guest Post!)

by Elizabeth August 17, 2012

Here is DishingWell’s very first guest blogger!  This week’s topic is devoted to wine and marks the beginning of what I hope will become a regular series on all things boozy.  (I may be slightly biased since my guest happens to be my husband) but I promise he won’t disappoint! UB40 promo shot from […]

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Summer Corn Salad with Manchego and Lime

by Elizabeth August 2, 2012

“Summer afternoon–summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – Henry James (image via This recipe comes from ABC Kitchen and I loved it so much that I made it twice last week. Fortunately Bon Appetit magazine featured it last August so you don’t need to […]

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Not Your Mother’s Pressure Cooker

by Elizabeth July 26, 2012

(via For those of you unfamiliar with pressure cookers as I was until recently, you are going to want to get one of these handy appliances. For those of you familiar with pressure cookers, I realize this may evoke some skepticism (my mother’s reaction to my recent purchase – “I remember getting one of those […]

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Spice It Up

by Elizabeth July 17, 2012

(Image via Wikipedia) Incorporating different spices into your cooking is one of the easiest ways to mix things up. Here are a few tips on buying, storing and cooking with spices. BUYING -Buy whole instead of ground spices. The shelf life is much longer and the flavor of freshly ground spices is better. -Buy in […]

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You say tomato

by Dishing Well with Elizabeth Tigani July 11, 2012

 Even though I usually prefer strong, robust flavors, sun dried tomatoes have oddly enough never been my thing. For years I kept trying them, wanting so badly to like them because they looked so good, but I gave that up when I discovered semi-dried tomatoes. I was inspired by a recipe in my latest cookbook obsession, Plenty by Yotam […]

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Jazzed Up Watermelon Mint and Feta Salad

by Dishing Well with Elizabeth Tigani July 6, 2012

Here’s an easy and refreshing salad recipe that I love because it tastes like everything summer. It’s my version of the classic watermelon mint feta salad with added flare -greens and some spice (of course!) It’s also great for staying cool in the heat. In Ayurvedic nutrition it is encouraged to eat all six flavor […]

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Kitchen Porch

by Dishing Well with Elizabeth Tigani June 25, 2012

Sorry for the delay, I wasn’t able to write last week because I started my internship (100 hours to complete my culinary training) in Martha’s Vineyard at Kitchen Porch with my friend Ana from Natural Gourmet. Since I need to squeeze my hours into about two weeks it’s been a lot of work but I am loving […]

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Gluten-Free Lemon Spaghetti with Kale

by Dishing Well with Elizabeth Tigani June 13, 2012

In summer Julian and I find that it’s harder to stick to a dinner routine in the kitchen because we’re traveling more. I love using simple recipes like this one because it doesn’t require any special ingredients and I can throw it together in ten minutes. This version is gluten-free but it works just as […]

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