Archive for the ‘winter’ Category

My apologies for obsessing over the Gjelina cookbook, but when I find a recipe that I leeerve, I have to share it with you. The buzz lately about kale is that it’s all washed up, passé, a has-been, a Norma Desmond, and now the it-superfood is All About Seaweed.  Cool … Read More

Right. Chickpea and kale curry was not the dream dinner you were hoping for tonight. And forget getting the kids on board.  Kinda seems unfinished, like it needs lamb meatballs or a ring of bologna on top.  Believe me. This simple, incredibly easy, meatless, hassleless, exotically savory meal is totally, certifiably … Read More

Somehow, slices of winter’s citrus becomes an acceptable dessert for guests when showered with vanilla bean syrup.  At least no one complained at our 24th annual World Christmas – Cuba style.  Dr. April’s beans and baked rice (recipe coming), a helping hand from the famous Porto’s Bakery, three batches of mojitos … Read More