To celebrate the new year, I made Hoppin' John last night, which apparently brings good luck for the next twelve months. Good luck or not, it's tasty and comforting.After checking out a few recipes, The Boy gave his seal of approval to the version from the new Joy of Cooking. It came out quite ... Read More about Happy New Year!
I'm betting you're probably sick of my soup recipes by now, right?Too bad for you! It's not even officially winter yet, so I'm really just getting started on the annual soup-making binge. Besides, this one has bacon in it, and we all know that anything with bacon in it must be good.For you ... Read More about Soup, Soup and More Soup
According to what I've been reading lately, kale is supposed to be Wonderful For You Food. And by that, I mean that the studies seem to imply it does just about everything except wash the dishes for you once you've finished dinner. Personally, I just like the taste and the fact that it doesn't ... Read More about Kale, Kale and More Kale
Gentle readers, please do not be miffed with me.The sad truth is, I've sinned. In the past three weeks, I've ordered in pizza and wings, I've used pre-packaged convenience foods, I've resorted to pasta with bottled sauce. I even found myself microwaving a frozen burrito with a filling of dubious ... Read More about The Unhappy Housewife
Autumn food rocks my socks.Please don't tell my BBQ this, since I'm sure it would probably torch my sausages out of spite, but my true allegiance still lies with stews, pot roasts and soups. By the time August rolls around, I'm usually antsier than a six year old on Christmas Eve, trying to figure ... Read More about Fall Back
What's a shiksa to do when The Boy's family asks her to bring a dessert to a Sephardic-themed Rosh Hashana dinner? Why, search the internet for inspiration, of course.My first choice, honey cake, was promptly discarded when The Boy informed me that "honey cake is DONE". Ack. Thankfully, after a bit ... Read More about A Sweet New Year
My friend the Monolithic Git once commented that my fridge is suprisingly free of pre-made convenience foods, which apparently is a rare find with most 20-somethings of my generation. The fact is, I find that most of the prepackaged nonsense from the grocery store just isn't all that "convenient" ... Read More about Fried Red Potatoes
The past week or two has flown by in a blur of activity, and I'd be really hard-pressed to tell you exactly where my time has gone... but my time is gone nonetheless.Lately the days are just a bit crisper, the nights a little earlier, and I'm quite thankful to wake up to find a brisk morning breeze ... Read More about It’s Fall.. Whether You Like It or Not.