Last November I posted an entire series on Thanksgiving , called Thanksgiving 101. I provided the how-to on all the holiday basics and ideas for other dishes to round out the menu, even a post on managing the logistics. I realize, however, that not everyone has (or wants) 20 people for Thanksgiving dinner. So, if […]
A couple of weeks ago I was hit, hard, with fall allergies. I apparently wasn’t thinking clearly because upon returning from the store, I put the frozen tuna steaks from Trader Joes in the refrigerator instead of the freezer. Later that day, I realized they’d already defrosted and I had to come up with a recipe – fast! […]
I like to take a classic dish and switch up a few ingredients. This time I’m starting with my Shepard’s Pie. I switched the topping to sweet potato and added some Moroccan spices, tomatoes and dates – Voila! This dish is a nice way to introduce some different flavors to your family/guests, by using a familiar base. It’s easy enough for a weekday and exotic enough for company.