Category Archives: Side Dishes

Thanksgiving 2017 – Dinner Rolls

To say that my family is quirky is probably generous (just ask my older brother Eric). I won’t go into the gruesome details of the craziness but here’s one weird thing:

Cabbage and Potato Gratin

My friend Theresa is a really good cook. She’s ‘by the book’ and has an eye for a good recipe. I can be somewhat haphazard in my cooking. For instance, if I am missing an ingredient that I

Roasted Cauliflower and Hazelnut Salad

Yotam Ottolenghi, the darling of London’s contemporary culinary world, brings us amazing, delicious, and not too complicated recipes with a Middle-Eastern sensibility, along with

Farro With Roasted Squash, Feta and Mint

Every year on January 1st, we have a big New Year’s Day party and celebration of Jared’s birthday. We feed the crowd traditional New Year’s Day foods including Hoppin’ John (Black-

Roasted Carrots with Currant Relish

‘Tis the Season but somehow it doesn’t have the normal pizzazz it usually has. The Promenade was kind of low-key. The stores weren’t crowded. The bookstore had some folks in it but it

Cranberry Sauce

One of the many reasons I look forward to Thanksgiving is the cranberry sauce. I love making it and I love eating it. For years I have been on the hunt for a perfect cooked sauce (I have a

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Thanksgiving has always been an important holiday to me. First because it’s a day to reflect on the scores of reasons we have to be thankful and to acknowledge those we are thankful for.