Category Archives: Dinner

Chicken Pot Pie

You have to be a masochist to make a chicken pot pie. Honestly. It is such a pain in the butt – so time consuming – exhausting in fact. And although homemade pot-pies are delicious

Red Curry Vegetable Soup

It was chilly and threatening rain. I needed soup. Vegetable soup. But I wanted something different. I came across this recipe in the January/February 2014 edition of Vegetarian times.

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

I was shopping at Whole Foods last week and there were beautiful golden colored organic cauliflower. Irresistible. I bought a couple. I bought more than I should have bought but they

Winter Pot Roast

My brother Eric is my go-to guy for meat recipes. He’s amazing and always has an answer and a perfect recipe. He also gave me the Pork and Beans, Garlic and Greens, recipe

Poached Cod In Tomato Broth

We got a gift this month – our dear friend Issa Lopez – smart, fun, extremely funny, best story teller, biggest heart, screen writer and filmmaker – came to stay for a bit. Issa is working on a

New Years Day And Jared’s Birthday

Over the last years we have tried to have a New Year’s Day Open House combined with a celebration of Jared’s birthday. Some years it works. Some years it doesn’t. This year it didn’t

Buttermilk Biscuits

This is my last November post and my last “we took Thanksgiving on the road” post. Time to put Thanksgiving to rest for 2013. This post is about buttermilk biscuits. My niece Becca made

Potato Latkes

For Chanukah (the eight day festival of light) we Jews and F.O.J.s eat latkes. Some of us think about latkes on and off during the year (especially my mom’s latkes). Some of us can’t wait all