Catherine-KatzCuisinicity is about love, first and foremost. I didn’t realize it then but Cuisinicity was born when I fell in love with my husband a lifetime ago! He, Dr. David Katz, has gone from the aspiring Preventive Medicine resident I met back then, to a world renowned expert in nutrition and disease prevention. We met in an epidemiology class I was auditing at Yale – and the rest, as they say, is history. A whole lot of history!

Medium-Heart I am a French-born-and-raised foodie, and lover of luscious cuisine. But I am also a scientist, earning my PhD in neuroscience at Princeton University. So, when David presented me with the challenge of his very demanding nutrition standards, we realized that his passion for health and my love of French cooking also needed to be wed! And so our “marriage” of priorities resulted in 20 some years of methodical experimentation – but in our warm, lively home kitchen, rather than any neuroscience lab. Over those years, David and I have raised 5 beautiful healthy children together – Rebecca, Corinda, Valerie, Natalia and Gabe (I stopped working as a neuroscientist after Natalia was born) – and all of us have benefited from our shared passion for loving food that loves us back. That’s Cuisinicity! Read more »

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Fresh Tomato Olive & Basil Galette

The crust, made with white wine, whole white wheat flour and olive oil is so quick and easy to make, you can whip it up ... Read More »

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Rustic Strawberry Galette

Galettes are the crusty free-form versions of those more sophisticated tarts or pies. They are more rustic and "rough ... Read More »

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Rustic Apple Cranberry Galette

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Soft Wheat Buns

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Whole Wheat Boule

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French Apple Tart

I have never before been satisfied with so-called-healthy versions of apple tarts! In the several versions that I have ... Read More »