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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are so popular in this country that there are special serving dishes designed for them. Despite this, I managed to somehow forget about them until recently, when I was attending a family get together and someone brought them as a side dish. And the first thing I thought was ‘oh yeah, deviled eggs!’ […]

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Ginger Cookies

Ginger Cookies

I know gingerbread is always associated with the holiday season, but I love ginger and like to find excuses to eat it throughout the year. So when I was searching for inspiration, I combined a few recipe components, from Kim Boyce’s Good to the Grain and a recipe from 101cookbooks. These cookies are obviously not […]

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Broccoli soup

Broccoli soup

It’s just starting to feel like spring, but I’m still in the mood for soup. One night last week, I had plans to make lentil soup, but changed my mind at the last minute after reading this recipe. I ended up modifying many of the elements, deciding that one head of broccoli was never going […]

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Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

I’ve been drinking a lot of tea lately. It’s that time of year: tea is the perfect remedy for the damp, rainy weather, or a comfort if you’ve happened to catch a cold.  My current favorite is a strawberry loose leaf black tea that I bought at my hometown farmers market. Of course, it’s equally nice […]

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Vanilla Pudding

Vanilla Pudding

One evening this week I was strolling along the back of the grocery store, looking for some cheese. And I happened to glance at the six packs of chocolate pudding. And I promptly forgot about the cheese, and thought that pudding can’t be hard to make. So I went home and found a recipe for […]

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Latkes

Latkes

My husband’s family is (part) Jewish. I had never even heard of white fish or kugel before I met him, but quickly adapted to this whole new branch of culinary history. One afternoon while visiting his grandmother, I asked her questions about the recipes she used. She began to describe dishes that I had now […]

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