Category Archives: Onions

Kale & Quinoa Greek Salad

I love when this happens…you start out making lunch from whatever needs to be used up in the fridge (and cupboard)…and then you suddenly find yourself getting inspired, adding a little more of this & a little of that until … Continue reading

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Day 7: Festive Recipes (Part 1)

You don’t have to celebrate Hanukkah to enjoy a really good potato pancake and what could be more festive than frying potatoes (or anything…) in oil? It is only natural that we build up a lil layer of fat for … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Buttermilk Biscuits

When I was growing up freshly ground pepper was the seasoner of choice in our house.  And maybe mustard…we put it on everything come to think of it – even baked potatoes.  I really didn’t get into salting my food … Continue reading

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Market Vegetable Soup

With my window fan having been firmly in the off position for four nights in a row I think it’s safe to say my favorite season has hit.  To me Autumn has always seemed like more of a time for … Continue reading

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Bootie’s Cucumbers

First – let’s tackle the pronunciation.  Sound out the o’s as if you were saying book, not boot.  Bootie was my maternal Grandma.  She had a sharp wit and quick wink (which I’m very grateful to have inherited).  I’m not … Continue reading

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Texas Caviar

I’m not sure if this is the exact name my Aunt Denise uses for her bell pepper/cilantro/black eyed pea salsa-esque dish that’s always been such a hit but if it is, boy, that woman can sure make a mean Texas … Continue reading

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Spicy Red Pepper Hummus

What a dismal, gray day. In just 24 hours New York was transformed from blossoming sunshine to cold, rainy and unpleasant. So I needed a red pepper recipe to improve the status quo. Who better to spice things up than … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

Hillary and I both looked towards France for a little onion inspiration this week.  Hillary to Chef Soltner, I to Julia. Opening Mastering The Art of French Cooking to the well worn page in which soupe a l’oignon resides will always take me back to the … Continue reading

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Alsatian Onion Tart

Onions will always remind me of Shrek trying to explain the complexity of his character to Donkey: “There’s a lot more to ogres than people think, ogres are like onions, they have layers.” SO instead of creating some a horrible … Continue reading

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Onions

What’s that you say? You’re crying? There’s no crying allowed in cooking! Especially if you cut an onion with a sharp knife and a little know-how. These bulbous root veggies are everywhere so we’re going to scoop some up and … Continue reading

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