Perfect winter supper: Moroccan-style Chicken & Root Veggie Stew

Tomorrow I’ll pick up our biweekly CSA share of winter vegetables. While I love eating local, seasonal produce, there are days when I don’t know how I’ll face another parsnip or rutabaga or cabbage. There have been a few odds and ends hanging around the bottom of the fridge since the last pickup before Christmas, […]

a supper retrospective + recipe for Thai Mango Chicken

I realize I haven’t written about food lately, but it certainly isn’t for lack of cooking. There’s plenty of that going on in our house. It’s just that by the time I sit down at my computer, my brain wants to head in different directions. So here’s our week in suppers: 1. Pan-fried pork chops […]

A Recipe for Baked Chicken & Porcini Risotto (that’s almost no work!)

There’s a cookbook I got out of the library a few weeks ago that I never want to take back. Maybe I’ll just keep it on a perpetual cycle of renewals and check-outs. It’s called Simple Dinners by Donna Hay and it is chock-full of recipes that are truly easy, fast, delicious, and surprisingly gourmet. Last night […]