Farro with Pesto

Finished product!  Farro with coarse pesto

I wish I could claim this recipe on my own, but alas, Giada has done it again!  I love farro – a whole grain (if you purchase it unpearled) common in Italy and nearby regions – for its subtle nutty flavor and chewy texture.  It reminds me of a cross between wheat berries and barley. […]

Soba Noodle Salad in a Gingery Peanut Sauce


This is my new favorite Asian-Inspired pasta dish.  I’ve tried a number of recipes in the past, and tweaking those, came up with this nutritious (and so flavorful) one!  Give it a try. Soba Noodle Salad in a Gingery Peanut Dressing Serves 4 8 oz soba noodles 1/2 cup Peanut Butter 1/4 cup rice vinegar […]