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Cherry Tomato and Eggplant (or Butternut Squash) Curry

By On March 14, 2019

Almost three years ago, I posted a recipe for homemade Chana Masala from Meera Sodha’s colorful book, Made In India.  It’s delicious and if you love chana masala as much as I do,… Read More

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Turkey Meatball Casserole

By On January 10, 2019

Happy New Year! Have you fallen into a 2019 rhythm yet?  I haven’t found mine just yet.  One of our daughters is still home from college and my calendar has been peppered… Read More

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One Pot Spicy Chicken and Rice

By On December 13, 2018

I am going to squeeze in one last recipe before we wrap up 2018 next week.  I mean, who couldn’t use a quick and easy dinner that is made in one pot,… Read More

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Skillet Roasted Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Olives

By On November 1, 2018

I just heard on the news that we should get ready for the Presidential 2020 campaign ads to start as soon as Wednesday of next week.  Can you stand it?  I wish… Read More

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Comfort Food Round-Up

By On October 4, 2018

I am out of town this week so my cooking has been a bit limited as I have been largely on my own.  I am enjoying the quiet and being alone with… Read More

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Brussels Sprouts Cacio e Pepe Pizzettes

By On September 27, 2018

Back in February, Ina Garten posted a picture to her Instagram of a cacio e pepe brussels sprouts pizza that she enjoyed at Danny Meyer’s latest New York restaurant, Martina Pizzeria.  The… Read More

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Ina’s Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

By On September 6, 2018

At the suggestion of my friend, Joan, I have been reading a book called The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart, written by Emily… Read More

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Za’atar Chicken with Lemon Yogurt

By On August 16, 2018

Planning a menu can be a real challenge, even for the most experienced cooks.  Finding delicious recipes to prepare is often the easy part.  But there is always the question of what… Read More

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

By On June 7, 2018

There are a few personal items that I find worth splurging on from time to time.  If I had to pick the item I am particularly passionate about, it would be handbags.… Read More

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Quinoa “Risotto” with Shrimp and Asparagus

By On March 8, 2018

I am writing while watching snowflakes fall outside.  I know it’s early March, but winter is welcome to take its leave any time.  I want to feel the warm sun on my… Read More

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Bacon and Egg Risotto

By On February 8, 2018

On very rare occasions when I was growing up, my mother would prepare breakfast for dinner.  The menu was typically bacon and eggs accompanied by Thomas’s English Muffins. Family breakfast was not just… Read More

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Turkey Luleh Kebabs

By On January 18, 2018

Last fall, my husband and I spent a weekend in Maine with some very dear friends and members of their family.  It was a mix and match kind of weekend with people… Read More