Carrot Soup Recipe from my Aunt Hilda

A few months ago I embarked on a mission I’d been thinking about tackling for years: writing my family history. I’d always been curious about exactly where my ancestors were … Read more

Fondue

Fondue! The Easiest, Cheesiest of Dinners

In the mid-20th century, despite its claim of neutrality, Switzerland aggressively seized U.S. kitchens with the invincible might of hot cheese. Delighted Americans put up no resistance. Back in the 70s, … Read more

Matzoh toffee with hazelnuts

Matzoh Toffee for Passover

If you’re Jewish, or even if you’re not but you’ve been lucky enough to be invited to a Passover Seder, you’ve probably already fallen in love with matzoh toffee. This … Read more

Meyer lemon polenta biscuits

Meyer Lemon Polenta Biscuits

Lemon Polenta Biscuits get an addictive, toothsome crunch from the polenta in the dough. Their yellow color is sure to bring a ray of sunshine, too. I just returned from … Read more