A good friend is one who shows up on your door step with a pot of soup when they know you could use a little TLC. I have such friends, which is how I discovered this comforting chicken soup. My friend, Helen, knew I was sick so she did what we’ve all done—she pulled together [...]
Turkey sandwiches are no cancellation prize around our house after Thanksgiving, built on leftover dinner rolls makes them even better. Beyond the sought-after sandwich, there are the remaining bits and pieces to be gathered for soup or casserole dishes and for reasons I haven’t yet figured out, there is something about using every last scrap [...]
Forget everything you know about spices. Forget that cinnamon and nutmeg are baking spices. Forget that you think cayenne is spicy. Forget about separating cooking spices from baking spices in your cabinet. Forget it all. Only then will you be open to all the possibilities. That is curry. For the next hour, Chef Victor [...]
Life has a way of teaching us to be flexible. A month ago we began the Five Pies in Five Days series, only to be interrupted by the unexpected, but life has a way of revisiting lessons we forget. One valuable blogging lesson learned: have all the entries done before launching a series. √ Check. [...]
Oh my, pizza pie! My sisters and I learned to make pizza from our mom, who had Italian neighbors as a child and visited the pizzerias in New York as an adult. As a child, she developed such an affinity for the neighbor’s cooking, that she tried to hang around just about dinner time to [...]
What is it about Italian food? Is it the simplicity of fresh flavors we love so much? I have often wondered if basil comes in a perfume … the sweet aroma draws me in like nothing else. Garlic? Oh yes, please. Cheese, bread, wine … yes, the Italians have got it goin’ on. Then there [...]
Do you ever have the occasion to stare at a hunk of meat and wonder what it wants to be for dinner? It was a package of boneless-skinless chicken breasts that held my gaze. In general, I have a plan, but sometimes I am just not in the mood for the predictable. When that [...]
This drawing ended Monday, April 30, 2012. Please continue to enjoy the recipes included in this post by clicking on the links in green. Some browse cookbooks for the photos, others read them like a novel. I prefer to sit and have coffee with a new cookbook, a get-to-know-you session to determine if we’ll end [...]
Thai Chili Sesame Chicken Wings are flat-out hard to stop eating when sweet and spicy sauce clings to every crispy bite. I’m not even sure if it is the texture of the wing or the flavor of the sauce I love more or the symbiotic sensation of their perfect union, but love them I do. [...]
If you Google search Chicken Pozole Chili, you come up with about 630,000 results in 0.17 seconds. Could there really be that many different recipes for this Mexican stew? Pork, chicken, or a mix of meats, cilantro, cumin, various types of chili peppers, blanco, green, or red, all have opinions formed around them and committed [...]
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- Orange Balsamic Glazed Ribs ~ Banish the Ho-Hums! February 20, 2013
- Helen’s Chicken Soup: A Bowl of Comfort February 27, 2013
- Hearth & Soul Hop 3rd Anniversary at Savoring Today June 18, 2013
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- Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Pasta Shells Recipe [Gluten-Free] June 10, 2013
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- In My Kitchen: June 2013 May 31, 2013
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