I just stepped out of the kitchen to write this weeks post. It’s raining, and home with just my 8 year old we baked fresh scones for a neighbor in need and a soup for the week. So much of this experience reminds me of the James Beard quote “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”
In a week filled with anniversaries, birthdays, and award celebrations, I managed to get one family meal on the table, which came from my Crock Pot.
Bao Buns are steamed individual breads, pillowy soft and filled with fragrant slow cooked pork.
After my older daughter’s recent emergency surgery and subsequent lack of appetite, I was desperate to see her eat again. Continue reading
Last week’s recipe found us admiring the colorful spices in a Moroccan souk. This week’s is driven by my love of Middle Eastern food, fueled locally by an international grocery store at the end of a strip mall on the north side of Chicago. Continue reading