Category Archives: casserole

Carrot Souffle: a Family Favorite Worth Sharing

Carrot Souffle: a Family Favorite Worth Sharing

ShareTweet Vegetable side dishes are rarely the star of the show, but my carrot souffle is the exception. This sweet and fluffy casserole is like eating dessert with dinner. If I didn’t make it for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Passover, there might be a riot involving both kids and adults at the table. Like all greatContinue Reading

Sweet Potato and Raisin Chicken Tagine: a Fall Slow Cooker Recipe

Sweet Potato and Raisin Chicken Tagine: a Fall Slow Cooker Recipe

ShareTweet Are you craving fall? Judging by my Facebook stream and the many references to Starbucks pumpkin lattes, I’m guessing that I’m not the only one excited for the crinkle of golden leaves underfoot. As the Chicago weather continues to zig zag between breezy and hot, I’m taking matters into my own hands and bringingContinue Reading

a Chicken Dish for Wooing

a Chicken Dish for Wooing

ShareTweet Some women are wooed with flowers. Others with chocolate. My husband wooed me with chicken. Yep. I’m that type of girl. A chicken dish won me over. He invited me to his studio apartment for a homemade dinner. I found the fact that he had cut up chicken and green peppers unbelievably sexy. WhenContinue Reading

>Sweet Potato and Date Chicken Tagine

ShareTweet > I met my husband at work. I was young, just out of college, and was instantly smitten by this sophisticated New Yorker with his jazzy ties. We were friends at first, wasting countless work hours in whispered conversations in office cubicles, commiserating over our love lives, and talking about food. Yes, food. IContinue Reading

>Chicken Mushroom Casserole for Back to School

ShareTweet > Cut down the back to school mayhem with this easy and comforting casserole Back to school is a big time for resolutions for me. I want to feed my family better, want to get the kids started off right with good lunches, want to set the tone right from the get go. ButContinue Reading

Cider Braised Pork with Apples: My Fall Back Dish

Cider Braised Pork with Apples: My Fall Back Dish

ShareTweet Most people have one. A fall back dish. A family favorite they can make with their eyes closed, can whip off in a pinch, without consulting recipes or breaking a sweat. I love to learn these dishes. I think it tells so much about a family. My friend Loren taught me how to makeContinue Reading