Italian Stew with Winter Squash and Chickpeas

Italian Stew with Winter Squash and Chickpeas

New York City, and the surrounding area are about to get dumped on by a massive snow storm.  People are flocking to the store, raiding the aisles, and stocking up on supplies to last them until Spring. Me? I cooked up this delicious pot of stew, and plan on holing up in my apartment and eating leftovers while the storm blankets the city’s sidewalks with snow.  I can’t think of a better home-cooked meal to welcome the storm than this satisfying and healthy Italian Stew.  Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Fresh Herbs

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I had every intention of upping my game here during the holidays and posting all the recipes that I made over the past few weeks.  Recipe after recipe of cookies perfect for easy holiday baking.   Gratins and salads that make the best side dishes for Christmas dinner.  And a recipe for the very best scalloped potatoes.  But alas, Christmas was a whirlwind of eating, drinking, laughing and reminiscing with loved ones, and as a result, I severely neglected my blog.  Though, despite my neglect,  I now have a backlog of recipes to keep you updated in the new year.  And even better, thanks to my very considerate boyfriend, I got an amazing camera for Christmas, so visuals will be so much better than previous pictures taken with my shabby iPhone.  Continue reading