Putzel Kitchen

how to brine a turkey

Brining a turkey is a simple step that MUST be done ahead of time in order for it to do the job of keeping the meat moist.  This can be done with an entire...

Miso Glazed Cod

Miso glazed cod sounds like something you would only order at a fancy, Japanese restaurant…But, guess what??? You can make this at home in less than 30 minutes. SaveSave SaveSave

Basil Pesto Zoodles

Basil Pesto Zoodles

This dish is a lighter version of traditional pesto pasta. The basil pesto is a bit lighter and more tangy with less oil and added lemon juice, and the zoodles are less calories and...

Gluten-Free Bread

This gluten-free bread is perfect for morning toast with butter.  The protein from almond meal and sunflower seeds make it more filling too.

Sicilian Style Roasted Eggplant

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables and it can easily be served as a vegetarian main dish.  This is simple dish has 5 ingredients and can be prepared in less than an hour (or in...

Socca Pizza

I recently picked up Gwyneth Paltrow’s new cookbook It’s All Easy Cookbook.  It truly is easy and delicious.  Click on Goop for a link to her blog. Socca pizza is a simple chickpea pancake that literally...

Cauliflower Rice Salad

Cauliflower is the newest super food as it is rich in fiber, potassium, vitamins C & K,  and (believe it or not) protein.  On top of all that goodness, cauliflower is low in carbohydrates and...