This is a great dish that celebrates all that is fresh from the garden from springtime through the summer. Later in the summer I add cherry tomatoes; earlier in the spring I use asparagus instead of zucchini without changing anything else. It’s a wonderful dish for entertaining since it can be made ahead of [...]
I personally love kale, but surprisingly few of my friends and family feel the same way. The dark color and leafy texture scream vitamins and other nutrients but may also be the characteristics that doom the vegetable to hatred.
When chopped and added to a batch of pasta, however, the taste of the kale [...]
There are so many different ways to cook chicken, but I realized recently that I’ve been gravitating to various versions of stir-fried chicken or to the classic roasted chicken. For my next chicken recipe I wanted to try something different, so I went to a website by Stephen Fried that features Fred Harvey’s recipes, [...]
Longing for the perfect sunshine-filled Spring day, instead I am eating this beautiful meal indoors on a rainy day. The comfort of the season doesn’t necessarily require the perfect weather outside to enjoy a delicious meal indoors. The highlight of my dinner is the crispy corn fritters that are light and flavorful using [...]
My family’s tradition has always been to eat ham on Easter Sundays. My grandma would bake a delicious glazed ham and we would enjoy a fabulous feast. Somewhere along the line, we decided to buy a ham ready to enjoy. When I came across a recipe for a simple glaze, I knew it was [...]
Passover Eggplant Casserole With Red Pepper Pesto And Cajun Matzoh Crumbs (Photo Credit: Sandy Axelrod)
With Passover quickly approaching I was in search of something a little different to serve at the seder. For so many years I have prepared my usual fare. In fact it was virtually the same menu that my [...]
When skies are a leaden gray and heavy snowflakes begin to fall, I head to the kitchen to make soup. I’m convinced that soup is the original comfort food, not just as a hug from my own childhood, but from all the generations of women in my family that cooked in kitchens before me.
The pudgy cabbage roll is one of those universal foods found in widely disparate cultures, and likely originated with peasants as a way to use up scraps. These bundles of comfort left their tracks across the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Finland and the Middle East, migrating from family tables in Croatia, to Shabbat tables in [...]
Celebrate this St.Patrick’s day with an easy traditional Irish stew. Fix it and forget it. By the time you make it back home, you will have discovered the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. A delicioius dinner ready to enjoy.
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2 pounds of beet [...]