Spanish Chicken in Red Pepper Sauce

While I’m enjoying a vacation on the Greek Island of Skiathos, we reimagine a chicken dish shared back in August 2014 on the blog. It is the perfect time of year to be gathering sweet, seasonal red peppers from your local farmers market, or if you’re lucky from your own garden.

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Greek Lamb Meatballs, with tomato, feta cheese, and mint

The recipes on our blog are usually curated with a theme in mind, from a love of a particular cuisine, a favorite cookbook, a chef, or a particular ingredient of interest. In this instance it started with a visit to a local country show, Countryfile Live 2017, and the meeting of like-minded food entrepreneurs.  Continue reading

Slow Cooker Za’atar chicken

Za’atar

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

Fennel & Chickpea Soup with Saffron

As my family already knows, I am definitely not a short order cook. I will happily plan make eggs on toast or a quick pasta pesto for dinner, but whatever it is we all sit down to eat the same meal.

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Eggplant Parmesan

In Claudia Roden’s The Good Food Of Italy: region by region, the eggplant is heralded asp1010276 “the most important vegetable” in Calabria, the region of Italy known as the toe. Continue reading