Tag Archives: comfort food

Locavore Cooking: Braised Beef Shanks, Osso-Buco Style with Gremolata

My husband Kurt and I like to support the local farming community.  Continue reading

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Testing Shepherd’s Pie from Cook’s Illustrated

My sister Tina, my BFF Grace and I exchange Christmas lists sometime in November; this year, I asked for a subscription to Cook’s IllustratedContinue reading

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Cleaning Out the Freezer… Et Voila Chocolate Babka Bread Pudding!

I inventoried our basement freezer this weekend and way back on the top shelf where I keep bread products, I found a loaf of chocolate babka.  Not any chocolate babka, but babka from Zabar’s in NYC.  Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie, reduced

After the butter-rich currant and oatmeal spice cookies this morning, I decided to test out another “lightened” dish that I found on a blog, “Eat Yourself Skinny,” that my friend Jacki recommended.  Continue reading

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Craving Comfort Food

Winter brings out a craving for comfort food– and for me, it’s international.  Continue reading

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