Spinach Tortellini Soup
Hello February, you old so and so. Grey skies that vacillate between snow and rain, ice, sleet, and hail. We know what your game is. But guess what we have to fight against you? Soup. Delicious, simple, and comforting soup.
Perfect Hash Browns
For years when the urge for hash browns hit, I would just make oven roasted home fries. Hash browns can kind of be a pain. You have to use half a roll of paper towels to get the potatoes really dry, and who has time for that? Then over the…
Cucumber, Orange, and Wasabi Salad
This year I must have been very good, because I found a micro plane in my Christmas stocking. I’ve always used my little cheese grater for zesting, but wowza, what a difference. Normally I have to work to zest, but this was effortless. So with an orange in hand, I…
Blueberry and Goat Cheese Salad
The first time I made this salad, it was for a “beef party” we threw. I had just finished a big food writing job, and – hoo boy – did we have a lot of meat to eat. Chili, meatloaf, grilled steak with two sauces – yup. It was a…
Warm Cranberry Vinaigrette
The big day is coming up next week, and to err on the side of caution I bought a bag of cranberries so I wouldn’t be short on Thanksgiving. And, of course, I immediately wanted to play with them.