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In my globetrotting days, I stumbled upon an eatery in Wales with a tater-centric menu that served only potatoes done dozens of ways.
It’s a new year, and while a lot of us are recovering from too much holiday cheer, I’m peering into my culinary crystal ball for some educated predictions, trends, and smart food options.
This time of year, even the most dietary disciplined among us can easily succumb to seasonal temptation from rich hors d’oeuvres and calorie-dense cocktails to fatty fowls, an oink, oink here, a moo, moo there, carbohydrates everywhere, and irresistible, decadent desserts.
We all know that the turkey is the star of the Thanksgiving feast, but like a circus extravaganza, would be nothing without its troupe of fun and flamboyant sideshows.
Last week when I heard the raspy voice and phlegmy cough of my dear friend over the phone, I offered to bring her some homemade chicken soup.
As we transition into autumn, truly my favorite season, our body clocks, appetites, and palates have to reset to shorter, cooler days, heartier foods, and more earthy, robust flavors.
Ahh, ’tis the season for chilling and grilling, but alas, we’ve all been burned badly by the obscene food prices rapidly heating up.
A friend of mine, who happens to be a diehard carnivore, cried on my shoulder the other day about her weight gain and assorted digestive ails.
With Mother’s Day quickly approaching at the speed of ice cream melting in a microwave oven, I would like to pay tribute to Mildred, my mom, (and all the moms across the land) by sharing the many treasured shopping, prepping, cooking, baking, and other culinary tips I gleaned from her over the years since my childhood.
Although February is the shortest month of the year (even during a bonus-day leap year), it is jam-packed with exciting events celebrating sports, romance, and cultural festivals.
Reflecting on the past year in food, it’s been a whirlwind of lofty gustatory ambitions as many of us played armchair chefs and bakers for our comfort, distraction, amusement, and amazement.
This holiday season is definitely not a one-size-fits-all celebration.