We always have a jar of salsa in the pantry.  Always.  It’s perfect to have on hand for a “cheat day” dinner of nachos, for spicing up your meatballs or for one of our family favorites, salsa verde chicken (seriously, our kids love this dish!).  It’s just one of those things we always add to our...

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10 Wines To Enjoy This Passover

April 5, 2016 | 1 Comments

Note: Scroll to the bottom for additional wine tasting resources from a number of writers! It’s my favorite time of year.  Not many food writers and kitchen aficionados say that in the weeks leading up to Passover, but it’s true.  I love the seder. Sure, there’s all that cooking and cleaning but it’s worth it when...

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Slow Roasted Duck

December 27, 2015 | 1 Comments

Last week, I got a friendly reminder email from my good friends at KOL Foods who kindly supplied the duck for this recipe.  This recipe was due and I panicked a little. I think I replied to that email saying something along the lines of “Crap… I’ll defrost it tonight.  What am I doing with...

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Quick & Easy Salmon Curry

October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Growing up on the coast, we would eat a lot of fish.  Cod, halibut or plaice were often served for lunch at school, or dinner at home.  These light and flavorful fish are excellent choices for the British classic, Fish and Chips too.  Salmon, however, was always a treat. Every time the family would get...

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How To Spatchcock A Chicken

August 21, 2015 | 1 Comments

Before last week, I’d never spatchcocked anything.  Not a turkey, nor a chicken, but I did know that this technique that is a nice way of saying “removing the backbone and laying the bird flat” is always a winning recipe. By laying the bird flat, it cooks evenly and stays moist.  Even the breast. A...

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Vegan Broccoli Quinioa Casserole

Vegan Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s funny how “comfort foods” and “childhood memories” mean entirely different things for different people.  You ask me to name comfort food and I think of meatballs, sheperds pie or a winning chicken diner.  I don’t think of apple pie or cheesy casseroles.  I think of the foods that warm you up from the inside and...

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Turkey isn’t just for Thanksgiving.  Especially when you wrap it in bacon. Turkey legs are a great thing to keep in the freezer to add flavor to split pea soup, stocks or stews, but other than grilling or roasting them, I don’t do much else with them.  This recipe is one for everyone you know...

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If you are following me on Facebook, you might have learned about the foods I’m cutting out of my diet for 90 days.   Some see this as an exclusion list but for every food I can’t eat, I see dozens that I can still enjoy. I don’t take issue with a 90 day cleanse...

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