Avgolemono (Greek chicken, lemon & rice soup)

Avgolemono recipe Chicken Lemon and Rice Soup Greek Food

There is a whole skinned chicken sitting in my fridge. Chicken breast was on the menu at last weekend’s dinner party. I wanted to add a crispy skin for garnish. You place chicken skin on a sheet pan with a … Continue reading

Cumin: A seed well-traveled

spices seasoning house recipe cumin history of cumin

I know three things about cumin: It’s used widely in Indian and Mexican cuisine, it’s one of the two main ingredients in my “house seasoning”, and it’s essential to my chili, taco seasoning, and many other recipes. Correction: I knew … Continue reading

Cream of Mushroom Soup- Only if store bought ISN’T fine.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

My morning Twitter stroll led me to this little gem today. A vicious battle between Ruby Tandoh (who just released her new book, Eat Up) and a pushy vegan lady. Okay, not that vicious, but a little heated for sure. … Continue reading