Category Archives: winter dishes

Tomato Corn Chowder: a Comforting Riot of Color in a Bowl

Tomato Corn Chowder: a Comforting Riot of Color in a Bowl

ShareTweet The mountain of snow outside keeps on growing. At some point, it will be higher than the swingset. The snow keeps on falling, right along with the temperature. I’m cold, chilled all the way to the ends of my elbows. I went for a long run at the gym this morning and got soContinue Reading

>Gruyere Popovers Are the Ideal Weapon for this Artic Winter

ShareTweet > Popovers Warm from the Oven Fill the House with the Most Amazing Smell. It’s cold in Chicago nowadays. Like, really cold. 10 degrees below zero when we wake up cold. Our driveway is an ice rink cold. Walking around without a hat is not an option cold. The only way to fight backContinue Reading

Beef Bourguignon Stew, Equally Delicious in the Crock Pot or the Stove Top

ShareTweet   Beef Bourguignon is so satisfying on a cold winter night. Do you have a dish that you can make with your eyes closed? That your hands know by rote? For me, that dish is Beef Bourguignon. It was one of the first dishes my mother taught me how to make. I started byContinue Reading

>Short Ribs and Crock Pots: a Marriage Made in Heaven

ShareTweet >Our driveway is now covered with a treacherous mix of ice, slush, and powdery snow. My pants are constantly wet and stained from dragging in the slushy mix. And our house is becoming an island because of the large pond of semi-melted snow at the end of our driveway. I’m so ready for winterContinue Reading