Kale and caramelized onion stuffing

My sister’s fiancé recently participated in a baking competition at the hedge fund he works for. If that sentence seems odd to you, let me add some context: they live in England, and in England these things are quite normal. Anyway, she immediately started shopping around for a winning recipe and called in my mom and myself for…

Kale Caesar salad with pancetta

I fully did not expect to make it through this week. In fact, it was so daunting that it loomed over me all weekend, like a giant mountain in between me and the kickoff of my favorite season, which is ushered in by my favorite holiday. (Is it any surprise that my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving,…

Classic apple pie

I am not a person who gets excited about pie. Also, as I’ve mentioned before, I’m definitely not one of those people who “save room” for dessert on Thanksgiving. Hellooooo? Have you met stuffing? Or sweet potato casserole? Or cauliflower gratin with gruyere and prosciutto??? There are boundless reasons to fill up before dessert. And after all,…

Skillet chicken with lemon white wine pan sauce

It’s here, it’s finally here. Yes, I’m referring to Election Day (and if you haven’t voted yet go do it!). Let’s be honest, this has been a tough year for America. The good news is, one way or another it all ends tonight (or early tomorrow morning). But if you, like me, are going to be suffering…

Blue cheese scallion biscuits

If you’re searching for a new religion, these biscuits might be it. Let me tell you why. First of all, they’re biscuits and that’s always a good thing. Secondly, they involve cheese and specifically blue cheese, which gets stirred into the batter and melts into oozy pockets that spill out onto the baking sheet creating frico-ed edges. Third, they…