Monthly Archives: November 2012

Olive Oil and Herb Drop Biscuits

Olive Oil and Herb Drop Biscuits It seems like every time it snows here in the Northeast, I get this urge to make something homey and comforting. Yesterday was no exception. We had a really pretty snowfall. Just enough to make every surface bright and glittery like a Christmas card. I made a big pot… continue reading »

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Potato Soup with Caramelized Tipsy Onions

Potato Soup with Caramelized Tipsy Onions I love the flavor of caramelized onions. It’s deep, sweet and tasty! And these onions are happy…they’ve been doused with some port wine! I think I made up this potato soup just to have some kind of a stage for the onions! Don’t get me wrong, the soup is… continue reading »

Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

Pumpkin Scone with Spiced Glaze Everyone has their own strategy for handling all of the Thanksgiving gluttony. Some of us may think that skipping breakfast and lunch and diving into the festivities with reckless abandon is our best bet. Not so! The good news is that you shouldn’t starve all day.  It will just lead… continue reading »

Virtuously Sinful Fudge Cookies

Virtuously Sinful Fudge Cookies These are the naughtiest tasting cookies you’ll ever not feel guilty about eating!  They are made with no butter or eggs.  They puff up into chocolate domes in the oven, then flatten out while cooling to turn into the most satisfying cookie; chewy interior with a thin veil of crispiness on… continue reading »

Roasted Vegetable Curry

Roasted Vegetable Curry This recipe is based off of a recipe given to me by my sister’s neighbor, John. His version is a Chicken Curry and it’s fabulous! I begged for the recipe after eating it at my sister’s house. He was kind enough to give it to me with a bottle of the curry… continue reading »

Foul Medames

Foul Medames with Fried Egg My Armenian family all grew up in Egypt.  They came to the United States a few years before I was born, so we ate quite “globally.”  There was certainly a lot of Egyptian influence in our home.  One of my Dad’s favorite breakfast dishes was foul (pronounced fool).  I like… continue reading »

Sesame Almond Biscotti Thins

Sesame Almond Biscotti Thins Last spring, my friend and I decided we’d start sketching outdoors from time to time. We live in a really beautiful area near a river with lots of great spots to set up, relax and draw. One sunny day, we met in a shady spot near the water with our bagged… continue reading »