Category Archives: winter recipes

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

New Year…New Salads

Although the winter season is typically when food magazines trumpet the making and eating of stews, soups, roasts, and other hearty, bone-warming dishes; I find that it’s the time when I’m most craving salads. Maybe it’s the lack of direct … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Sweet Elixir

Back when I lived in New York City, I used to make regular visits to a small Korean nail salon just a block away from our apartment in Yorkville. The place was called Jin Soon (there’s also a second location … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Hot Potato

If you haven’t been lucky enough yet to encounter a Japanese sweet potato, I urge you to seek them out, especially if you’re a fan of the traditional American variety. The Japanese variety—which I find at my nearby Asian supermarket … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

An Everyday Citrus Salad

During this frigid season, I find it’s easy to fall prey to “winter eating”, what I classify as the satisfying habit of loading myself up with lovely carbohydrates like homemade pizzas, pasta tossed with meaty ragu sauce and a flurry … Continue reading

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Friday, February 14th, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day Hot Stuff

Happy Love Day! I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day with Belle and Conor (and Seamus) today because they’re all home for a second snow day… Will we survive? I don’t know. It’s really iffy at the moment. I’m thinking the only way … Continue reading

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