A couple of weeks ago we celebrated the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana. In the past, I have been a guest at Rosh Hashana dinners, but this year I hosted the second night for some friends and family. My family and I moved into our new house just a few days before the holiday, so it was my first time cooking in my brand new kitchen, which I love… read more »!
Traditional foods for Rosh Hashana include apples, pomegranates, honey, and of course brisket.
I wanted to change things up a little bit and not just stick with the typica
A few weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated our third anniversary. There was a lot to celebrate this year – the birth of our twin girls, the building of a new house (yes, we’re moving, but not too far from the city!), and of course the love we have for each other. In honor of such a special occasion I decided not only to cook dinner, but also to bake a sweet treat, something I rarely do.
While packing up my cookbooks, I found a recipe for Upside-Down Mushroom Tartlets that I had cut out a few years… read more »
Between the hot weather and my busy schedule I’ve been trying to come up with dinner ideas that are not only Nutritioulicious, but also easy and don’t require hours standing over a hot stove. A recipe from a recent issue of Everyday Food fit those parameters – Poached Salmon with Watercress Peach Salad. I like salmon, but as I’ve mentioned in the past my husband doesn’t, so I passed over it. That is until I saw my hubby eating poached salmon at a recent event – lo an… read more »
As you know, I love herbs and spices. They seriously make every dish so much better! Whatever you’re cooking – whether it’s homemade croutons, soup, or a myriad of other well-seasoned recipes – herbs and spices go a long way to making a flavorful recipe that stands out. I recently came across an article in Parenting magazine featuring recipes that use a cooked rotisserie chicken. I usually don’t buy a whole cooked chicken, but I was inspired (as I often am) by the reci… read more »