Red lentil soup, unshelled

Cooking healthy is one way I get through Michigan winter: being around the stove keeps one warm, the scents of cooking brightens the apartment, and a recipe gives you something to concentrate on besides the gray, chilly weather. It’s all too easy to curl up under a blanket with a bag of chips and not... Continue Reading →

Turkish lentil soup, with mint

Lentil soup is delicious, easy to make and nutritious— and on my quest to re-create the soup I dined on in Turkey, I took a Turkish cooking class from the Turkish American Cultural Center in Troy.Very glad I did— because while I love the thick lentil soup I make with cumin, this lighter soup is very... Continue Reading →

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