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culturedcook

Berkley, Michigan
A big hello from the kitchen!  I'm a recipe developer and food coach who loves to find new-to-me ingredients and new ways to use "old" ones.  (Some people are obsessed with shoe shopping, I'm obsessed with culinary shopping--Zingerman's is a dangerous place for my bank... Full Bio
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Deck the Halls with Chocolate Loaves by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Mini Chocolate Loaves The holiday season is a great time to make treats to give to friends and family … and for yourself, too! That’s why I love bringing cupcakes, ... Read on »
Upgrading Your Cranberry Sauce by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cranberry & Orange Sauce Looking to upgrade your cranberry sauce from the wiggling stuff that comes slurping out of a can? Whether you want cranberries to go with ... Read on »
Savory Pies From Across the Pond by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cottage Pie If you’ve eaten at an Irish pub, you’ve probably seen Shepherd’s Pie on the menu. While the name of the dish is an authentic one, chances are the main ... Read on »
Luxury Soups for Chilly Days by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cream of Mushroom Soup with Wild Rice One of the few good things about chilly days is warm soup, especially luxurious soup like cream of [fill in the blank]. Mushr ... Read on »
The Gluten-Free World Beyond Wheat by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Wednesday, April 1st from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Clair Shores Public Library Need to pursue a gluten-free lifestyle? Curious about exploring new grains? Want to inc ... Read on »
The Gluten-Free World Beyond Wheat by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sunday, April 19th from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Saline Public Library Need to pursue a gluten-free lifestyle? Curious about exploring new grains? Want to incorporate mor ... Read on »
Seed Butter Makes Great Cookies! by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tahini Cookies You’ve probably made cookies with peanut butter, or maybe almond butter or sunflower butter. But have you ever tried using sesame butter, a.k.a. tah ... Read on »
Holiday Gifts from Michigan at Whole Foods by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday, December 13th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Whole Foods store in Troy Looking for that perfect gift for the holidays?  Why not support what makes MI great and g ... Read on »
Exotic Fruits Make Great Snacks by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cape Gooseberries Looking for an usual new fruit to try? Cape gooseberries are exotic, yet easy to eat — just separate the papery outer skins from the round fruit ... Read on »
The Gluten-Free World Beyond Wheat by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Wednesday, February 25th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Franklin Public Library Need to pursue a gluten-free lifestyle? Curious about exploring new grains? Want to incorpo ... Read on »
Healthy Living Market by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday, November 8th from noon to 1 p.m. at the Healthy Living Market & Café in Burlington Please join author and food educator Lisa Howard for a discussion and samp ... Read on »
Cook-From-the-Book Event by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sunday brunch, November 9th at the Lang House on Main Street We will be cooking from the book at Lang House! The brunch menu will feature at least two dishes from my c ... Read on »
An Elegant and Easy Version of “Strawberries & Cream” by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Roasted Strawberries with Buckwheat & Macadamia Streusel If you’re like me, you don’t want to have to spend much time making breakfast … yet sometimes you still wa ... Read on »
Gluten-Free & Whole-Grain … Really? by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday, January 31st from noon to 1 p.m. at Better Health Store in Shelby Township Can you be gluten-free AND whole-grain? Yes! Using flours made from whole grains, ... Read on »
Gluten-Free & Whole-Grain … Really? by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday, January 24th from noon to 1 p.m. at Better Health Store in Frandor Can you be gluten-free AND whole-grain? Yes! Using flours made from whole grains, nuts, an ... Read on »
Gluten-Free & Whole-Grain … Really? by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday, January 17th from noon to 1 p.m. at Better Health Store in Novi Can you be gluten-free AND whole-grain? Yes! Using flours made from whole grains, nuts, and s ... Read on »
Health-Smart & Wallet-Wise by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tuesday, March 10th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Berkley Community Center Shop smart — don’t be a statistic! On average, Americans throw out 25% of the food we bring hom ... Read on »
Defying Diabetes by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tuesday, February 3rd from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Berkley Community Center Are you diabetic or pre-diabetic? Perhaps you’re not diabetic and would like to remain that w ... Read on »
Defying Diabetes by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tuesday, February 10th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Berkley Community Center Are you diabetic or pre-diabetic? Perhaps you’re not diabetic and would like to remain that ... Read on »
Know Your Rice by culturedcook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Shrimp Curry with Purple Rice Most people think of rice as a humdrum ingredient. But as soon as you move past the basic brown rice, you’ll find red, purple, black, ... Read on »