Tag: holiday

Broken Glass Cake

Broken Glass Cake

I realized that we’re sort of flash backing to the 80’s a little (and also maybe the 50’s?) with this week’s recipes, but there’s comforting about classics, right? Well, I like to think so and I’m doing our best to twist up some favorites. The […]

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Mazariners (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Mazariners (Swedish Almond Tarts)

Since telling my work colleagues bit by bit about my impending departure (Friday, yo!), I’ve been overwhelmed by so many good thoughts and wishes and hugs and smiles, and showered with offers for lunch and coffee.  It all makes me wonder if I should be leaving […]

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Kifli

Kifli

Hungarian-style kifli, a flaky pastry-like cookie filled with delicious jam! Are you cookie-d out yet?  I was and then I remembered a little thing called moderation and I’m back in the game.  Because let’s be real, I was faced with this: …and I just had […]

Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

Linzer sandwich cookies transformed into raspberry filled thumbprints Do you know that before last Thursday I baked nary a Christmas cookie? I was sort of sad about it, and disappointed in myself that I should have the gall to lack such holiday cheer. Christmas baked […]

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Thanksgiving Benedict with Béarnaise

Thanksgiving Benedict with Béarnaise

Poached eggs over leftover Thanksgiving stuffing topped with a rich Béarnaise sauce Of all the Thanksgiving goods, stuffing is hands down my favorite. Mom’s is, in my opinion, the best. It doesn’t have a lot of hoopla- no meat or sausage, no cornbread, nothing with pizzazz- […]

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Turkey and Chutney Sandwich

Turkey and Chutney Sandwich

Thanksgiving leftovers get a simple but flavorful revamp with this turkey and chutney sandwich Hello, Friends! Pre-holiday buzz is in the air. Can you feel it? It’s quite exciting! Peaches, Eggplant and I are in DC for work this week, and then I’m staying through […]

Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle Ice Cream

Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle Ice Cream

No-churn spiced pumpkin ice cream laced with crushed bits of pumpkin seed brittle How’s everyone doing out there?   We’re T-9 days until Thanksgiving and I’m thinking that your menus are getting planned, turkeys getting ordered and shopping lists compiled.  I leave that heavy lifting […]

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Roasted Spiced Turkey Breast

Roasted Spiced Turkey Breast

Turkey breast roasted to perfection with a flavorful combination of spices for Thanksgiving. Well, guys, we’re all set with the sides so it’s time for the pièce de résistance of our Thanksgiving, the turkey. Well, the turkey breast.  As a party of one, making a […]

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Orange Almond Green Beans

Orange Almond Green Beans

Green beans sautéed in orange juice with marcona almonds and rosemary and topped with manchego crisps Dudes and dudettes. The election. We’re almost there. I’m scared to live in this country, whatever the outcome.  I mean, think about it. Moving on to happier thoughts like […]

Saffron Chorizo Dressing

Saffron Chorizo Dressing

The Spanish flavors of paella are mixed with traditional dressing ingredients for this saffron chorizo dressing. Hey, so in case you didn’t realize, the Cubs won the World Series on Wednesday night.  I have been a loyal Cubs fan for, I don’t know…a month? That’s […]