This recipe is part of my April Times Union story. Read the whole thing here. Ginger chicken salad is a throwback to a similar dish from the ‘90s, one we sought out and ordered often in restaurants. Make this salad with any chicken: Poached breasts, leftover roasted chicken or thighs […]
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Part of my March 2022 Times Union story, about Elliot choosing a college. We have a deep and lasting love for spanakopita in our house, especially Elliot. If you aren’t familiar, it’s a Mediterranean dish packed with spinach, cheese and herbs. Creating the filling isn’t hard: Sautéed onions and garlic […]
Part of my Times Union story in February 2022. Read it here, and see the recipe below. Winter weekends beg for a big pot of simmering soup, and this recipe delivers on warmth and flavor. Moroccan food is famouWinter weekends beg for a big pot of simmering soup, and this […]
These delicious sandwiches go along with my January story about cooking for a kid who loves to order in. Read it here. And it goes along with Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions and Blueberry Crumble Muffins. I made juicy, flavorful, Middle Eastern-spiced beef sandwiches for dinner recently, and I […]
I am a bean lover and since I eat a lot of vegetarian food, beans are huge. I use canned beans, for sure, but when I take the time to soak and simmer and carefully prepare a big pot of garlic-scented beans, there’s a lot of love in that pot. […]
This is the kind of food my family swoons over: shreddy, tender beef, in a rich broth that’s got enough fat in it to be lip-smacking. Beef short ribs are another kind of blank canvas food, and still another that requires an investment of time. The meat itself is stewy, […]