Sweet Beef Stew

I was inspired to go out on “the pigeon limb” by the pan-caribbean culture in my new Brooklyn neighborhood to make a beef stew that was warming on the inside and inspiring on the outside (I am thinking of the beach, right about now). The anchovy fillets are REQUIRED – and with the rest of…

INSPIRE, ASPIRE : Oprah.com : “Mindful Eating, Mindful Life”

Early on in my food journey, I encountered Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh’s slim volume, The Heart of Understanding, and was completely consumed by the first few paragraphs. He compels us to consider the deep origins of a piece of paper. We are challenged to discover all of its making – the clouds, rain, trees,…

Last Fruits Breakfast Crumble

MZN In a liquid measuring cup combine – 1/4 cup GRAND MARNIER, 1/4 cup ORANGE JUICE, 1 tablespoon LEMON JUICE, 1/2 cup GOLDEN RAISINS, 1/2 cup DRIED AND SWEETENED CRANBERRIES, 1 tsp. GRATED, FRESH GINGER. Let it all soak for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl combine – 20 OZ….

Summer Corn Carbonara

Summer Corn Carbonara, MZN Put pasta water on to boil. Chop 6 slices of BACON in bite-sized pieces, saute until fat has been rendered and the pieces are slightly crispy. Add 1/2 an ONION, finely chop and cook in the bacon fat until golden. Turn the heat down to low. Remove kernels from 3 ears…

Making up for lost time…

Year of the Alpenglow, MZN This past holiday season, in a desperate flurry to provide my passionately supportive family and friends, I put together a Mozart’s Nose cookbook. I crafted it into a book on a popular photo printing website, printed ten copies and had the perfect gift. I see folks still occasionally visit this…

Hot or Cold Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil Zucchini

Purple Basil, MZN Hot or Cold Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil Zucchini 2 zucchinis sliced into very thin rounds using a mandoline, or by hand (leave raw or gently saute)8 sun-dried tomatoes soaked in hot water, until plumped and then choppedjulienned basilpine nuts, toasted (optional) Toss all together with a Balsamic Vinaigrette (if served cold) or…

Tuesday Teaser: "Tricorn Tomato Salad"

Since I’m due to taste test my zucchini recipe on a friend tomorrow (that’s you, Lori!) and I’m super impatient to share my “summer salivations,” here’s a quickie: No recipe, as such, is necessary for this dish. My summer days are lovely and long, so I’ve committed to making up a picnic dinner to take…

Back for the summer sun (and tomatoes)!

Now that I have settled into my new life as New Yorker, Brooklynite, and Waldorf teacher – I would like to pick up my food boots and tamp out a new path. I don’t yet have a clue as to what the path is or looks like, but I’m ready to tackle the experience of…

New Email

Hi All, Just wanted to note a brief change. Lynn alerted me to the fact that my email address isn’t working properly at times.  I’ve decided to change email providers to a service I know better.  If you have Mozart’s Nose in your address book, please change it to – mozartsnose@me.com Thanks so much! Enjoy…