From time to time, abiding by the unbending code of conduct of first generation transplants, I succumb to strong nostalgic cravings. In case you are not the first generation transplant, let me explain. I refer to craving foods I can’t have because there is no place to get them — either they no longer exist or […]
[SPONSORED POST]. This post is written for the HonestCooking.com NORTH Festival 2013. Dill is one of my most favorite herbs, and I use copious amounts of it in my daily cooking. If you open my fridge on any given day, rest assured, you’ll find a bunch or two of dill somewhere in there. I like […]
Recently, I received a request for a meat-n-potato type dish for someone who doesn’t eat vegetables. Not judging. I am sure they have their reasons. Rather than fussing about it, I took it upon myself to go as fancy as I could with the meat-n-potato idea, as it sounded pretty challenging. My first thought was […]
When I think of vegetables, I think of a side dish or a salad. The vegetable could certainly play an important part of the main dish, but usually in a form of a wrap or a container for delicious stuffing, or a backdrop to fragrant meat. To put it into an American way of thinking — vegetables are […]
Yep. We overbought bananas. Again. I think my family is secretly trying to force me into baking sweets. Somehow we always have exactly three overdone bananas left — three is just enough for a banana bread.
It seems these days that I am always late. We aren’t talking appointments and school drop offs… We are talking, weeks, even months at a time. I signed my kid up for Jewish library distribution a while back. They send her an age appropriate book each month. The books are supposed to showcase essentials of […]
Don’t you just love it when everything comes together and works out as if it were planned? That’s how I felt today when (as usual at the end of the week) I was stuck with only a handful of things left in the fridge and not a whole lot of time and energy to put […]