One of my favorite soups to serve during Sukkot is Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a Bread Bowl. As the cool weather settles in, and we acclimate to brisk mornings and chilly evenings, our thoughts turn to warm, comforting and nutritious foods. This is the time of year when it is supremely restorative to come home [...]
Fall back--Daylight Savings Time! Ugh! My least favorite time of year. One thing that helps me beat the late autumn doldrums is a bowl of steaming, hearty soup. Check out my article on Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a Bread Bowl, which appeared in the October 2015 edition of the Essex Fells Magazine.
Here’s a real meat and potatoes treat for the holidays. Braised short ribs in barbecue sauce are tender and succulent and full of flavor. For the ultimate comfort food, I like to serve the ribs on a bed of roasted garlic mashed potatoes.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy with all the devastation, displacement, power outages and gas shortages, we all long for a return to normalcy. It is comforting to see people resume their routines—jogging, walking their dogs, returning to work and school. We realize how much we take for granted—the welfare of our loved ones, the [...]
They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Although all bets are off for many more cold days in March with this winter being one of the warmest on record, we may yet have one of those cold and blustery days days where we are craving some stick [...]