Kitchen

Fresh Spring Desserts

When spring arrives, I want to eat lighter. Not just fewer calories, but lighter in flavor, reflecting the bounty of the season. Bright lemon, sweet strawberries, beautiful blueberries – this is when those fruits taste best! Here are some desserts that…

Favorite Passover Recipes

Passover is one of my favorite holidays. First, I love all the food involved: chicken soup with my mother’s matzo ball recipe, brisket and roasted veggies, charoses, and even gefilte fish with lots and lots of horseradish.  The food tastes comforting…

The Lighter Side of Comfort Foods

We all know those days… the kind of day that just calls for a little extra love.  And while a hot, home cooked meal can’t replace a bear hug, it sure can soothe the blues!  However, the side effects of…

10 Treats & Sweets to Celebrate St. Paddy’s

Just as the first breath of spring blows through the sticky, Southern air of Savannah, Georgia, the city’s economic heart starts pounding in preparation for what has been reported as the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the country.  Picture…

Dinner in a Flash

During my singlehood, dinner could mean an oversized bowl of Cheerios at 9:00 p.m. and I was good to go.  Sure, my choices weren’t the most fulfilling, but at the time I was more concerned with tackling my to do…

Green Ice Cream Pie for St. Patrick’s Day

“Are there grasshoppers in grasshopper pie?” Grasshopper Pie was one of my grandmother’s special treats. She saved it for spring when the world was starting to turn green. Which makes it perfect for St. Patrick’s day! My kids even request…

Cozy Soups & Stews for Winter Meals

Oh my goodness, have we all been in the deep freeze or what?  Spring can’t get here fast enough but in the meantime, we are enjoying lots of evenings at home in front of the fire.  And cold weather means…

Fast and Healthy 20-Minute Meals

Winter weather is in full swing and has brought with it to my house an unexpected consequence—lack of motivation. (The first step in resolving a problem is to recognize it, right?) Shorter days and freezing temperatures have seemingly sucked the…