Well, Judy Garland is singing, cookies are baking, family is near, the cat is curled up on my lap, purring… yeah, it is one of those days. The smell of cinnamon fills the air. What is it about cinnamon that set the soul right? Here’s my recipe for simple holiday cookies. It is a standard … More Festive Snickerdoodles!
This is a favorite winter stew of mine–very inexpensive to make. It is tasty and uncommon enough to serve guests. The smoked turkey and smokey cumin, along with the hot, red curry gives this stew a savory and unique flavor. Here’s the recipe. You can see how much I like this recipe…
In a frosty, pre-dawn inspiration, I was moved to make home-made chicken and noodle soup this morning. We just finished a piping hot portion and were licking the bowls for more. Recipe for Egg Noodle 1 cup flour 1 large egg 1/2 of 1/2 eggshell of milk Mix ingredients. The dough will be sticky. Roll … More Home-made Chicken and Noodle Soup
Beef and onion stew with tomato and olive salad on the side. This is a very hearty autumn or winter stew. Beef and Onion Stew 2 pounds lean round or stew beef, cut into cubes 1/2 cup flour, salt and pepper to taste, for dredging 2 large onions, chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 3 T … More Beef and Onion Stew
Last Friday we hosted a staff Erev Shabbat meal at our home. We had 22 people. It was a simple meal this time. I made two kinds of chili–regular and white chili–cornbread, Asian salad, queso and chips, and ice cream and cookies. The best part of the evening was that we all gathered around the … More White Chili