Category Archives: Dinner

A Very Merry Soup Roundup

I realized earlier this month that I ate soup for two weeks straight, but it was SO necessary. I was fighting a bad cold and soup is one of the best antidotes. It’s warming, spicy, fragrant (even if you can’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate fixer. It comes in when you’re feeling your worst and warms you up, clears your very clogged sinuses, and makes you believe that maybe, one day, you’ll feel better again. My mom used to … Continue reading

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Pomegranate-Glazed Chicken

I’ve wanted to make roasted chicken for a long, long time. It all started a year ago when I watched Season 5 of “The Mind of a Chef,” a brilliant PBS documentary narrated by the late, great Anthony Bourdain. Season … Continue reading

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Hearty Greens and Garlic Soup

I have this cold that I can’t seem to beat. It’s really frustrating, not only because being sick is the worst but because I’m extremely impatient. I just want to feel better, already. That’s where this greens and garlic soup … Continue reading

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Latkes

Every time I make latkes for Hanukkah, I have a Proustian experience. It starts when I grate the potatoes and onions but it really gets going once I drop lumps of batter into the hot canola oil. The smell of … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

I know that for most people, college food equals gross, but luckily I don’t have that experience. The university I work for during the day has excellent food including soup. The other day I had some sweet potato four grain … Continue reading

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Skillet Vegetarian Chili

I wanted to make an easy, healthy, relatively quick dinner for myself and my boyfriend last night. At first I thought about doing a salad that I’ve had in my repertoire for a while, but given the cold weather we’ve … Continue reading

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