Crispy thin chocolate cookies, with a touch of spice.
Classic cream of celery soup with celery, onion, leeks, garlic, stock and a little cream.
Best turkey meatballs ever, with cremini and shiitake mushrooms, onions, garlic, and herbs.
Chuck roast, slow cooked on low heat in a braise of barbecue sauce, then shredded and served over sandwich buns. Great for big parties.
Asian inspired crab cakes with fresh crab meat, lime, ginger, and sriracha.
Broccoli slaw, a coleslaw made with broccoli stems, cabbage, and carrots, with a tangy cranberry orange dressing.
Simple nourishing soup with cabbage, chicken stock, onions and tomatoes.
Chicken breasts in a creamy Dijon mustard sauce with shallots.
Healthy green smoothie with banana, pineapple, spinach, and Greek yogurt.
Black-eyed Pea Salsa with green chiles, onions, red bell pepper, served with jack cheese quesadillas
How to make gremolata, a savory condiment of parsley, garlic, and lemon zest.
Color beet salad with orange slices, kale, and toasted pistachios.
Merry Christmas 2013 from Simply Recipes!
Mini frittatas made in mini muffin tins, with eggs, feta cheese, mushrooms, onions, and chard.
French classic, tarte tatin aux poires, upside down pear tart with flakey pastry crust.
Romanesco broccoli salad with steamed romanesco florets, red onions, celery, parsley, capers, marinated in vinaigrette
Swedish Christmastime favorite, saffron infused S shaped sweet rolls, for St. Lucia Day.
American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni recipe. Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Curried chicken salad spooned into endive "boats" for a crisp, delightful appetizer.
Some of my favorite food and cooking books from 2013.
Bowtie pasta tossed with lemon zest, basil pesto, and leftover turkey, carbonara style
Classic turkey soup recipe. Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what's left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious turkey soup that we enjoy for days.
Slow cooked fresh green beans with tomatoes, bacon, and onions
Turkey noodle casserole with egg noodles, leftover turkey, shallots, celery, and a white sauce with Gruyere, mustard, and tarragon.
Shredded carrot salad with apples, pomegranate seeds, raisins, craisins, mayo, lime juice, and honey.
How to cut open and de-seed a pomegranate. Step-by-step instructions with photographs.