Wednesday, April 16, 2014



THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for pan-seared asparagus with shrimp, shiitakes and chilies

Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally, “to spring up.” But however it is spelled, it makes me happy.


Beans, lentils and tofu cookbook chock-full of healthy wholesome recipes

In a departure from publishing a cookbook by one or two authors, a Canadian publisher has delved into its archives to present a collection of recipes to suit all tastes.
“250 Best Beans, Lentils and Tofu Recipes: Healthy, Wholesome Foods” (Robert Rose, $24.95, paperback) features recipes created by its stable of authors in Canada and the U.S.