Winter

Creamy Potato Leek Soup

Creamy Potato Leek Soup

I do love this potato leek soup. This is the perfect soup for when you feel that winter has been SO long that spring must be right around the corner. It’s rich and easy, as a winter soup should be, but the leeks always remind […]

Boeuf Bourgignon

Boeuf Bourgignon

Boeuf bourgignon is one of Julia Child’s signature dishes, and for good reason. It may look like beef stew, but it is gorgeously complex. Thick chunks of beef melt in your mouth as the steamy scent of herbs wafts up from your bowl. Boeuf bourgignon […]

Basil-Mint Citrus Salad

Basil-Mint Citrus Salad

Most salad ingredients may not be in season, but citrus fruits are bountiful and extra sweet at this time of year. This winter citrus salad is the perfect plate to chase away any blues. I call it a winter salad, but a basil-mint citrus salad […]

Lemon-Thyme Braised Pork

Lemon-Thyme Braised Pork

Winter means staying inside and being cozy, so braising is the perfect wintertime cooking method. If you’re not familiar with braising, it’s a cooking method where you lightly fry the food and then let it cook, low and slow, in a bit of liquid. Braising […]

Butternut Latkes

Butternut Latkes

Happy Hanukkah! I personally don’t celebrate Hanukkah, but I will take any excuse I can get to eat latkes. Especially these crisp, golden butternut latkes. Latkes are pancakes traditionally made from potatoes, but you can make them from zucchini, squash, and pretty much any hard […]

Chunky Tomato Basil Soup

Chunky Tomato Basil Soup

This chunky tomato basil soup is the perfect fall soup. It’s kind of the epitome of cozy. Cam was sick this week, so we ate this soup for dinner pretty much all week, curled up in blankets and watching old movies. This chunky tomato basil […]