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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Brown-Sugar Cranberry Sauce

  Ever since I was a kid, cranberry sauce has always been one of my favorite things about the fall. Most of the time, my mom made homemade cranberry sauce. Now, she's an amazing cook. Sometimes, though, if...

Easy Sunday Hash Brown Omelette

Omelettes have always been one of my favorite weekend foods. You can get up late, fill one with whatever you have on hand, and it will keep you going for most of the day. When...

Asian Market Crispy Rice Omelette

I make this regular old basmati rice, plus whatever veggies look really good at our Asian market, the Super 88. You could easily toss in some mushrooms, chopped spinach, or even thinly-sliced baby bok choy....

Lazy Sunday French Toast

Whether you're planning on having house guests, or your Labor Day festivities unexpectedly last all weekend, this is a great thing to serve for brunch. (Hey, I know at least a few folks with...

Sesame Garlic Snap Pea Salad

I've had a lot of requests for this lately when we have a barbecue. The crisp beans are a refreshing balance for smoky, spicy pork ribs or a perfectly charred sirloin. The toasty sesame dressing...

Fiery Tomato Salad

So it finally stopped raining in Boston. While the rain's been bad for just about everyone and everything lately, my veggies have been loving it. I have more peppers and tomatoes than I know...

Old-School Diner Pancakes

Put the Bisquick down and walk away. You can do it. These are the kind of pancakes you used to be able to get at roadside diners—or your grandmother's house. They're great in the morning, or...

Old-Fashioned Pasta Salad

This is one of those recipes that's better the next day. And even better the one after. It's a good base pasta salad recipe, so you can add anything else that you want to it...

Crunchy Kosher Pickles

Seeing as it's summer, here are the pickles I remember from my childhood. They're the perfect complement to any BBQ. They're really crispy, and have just the right amount of bite that they don't overwhelm...

Perfectly Melty Fondue

I love cheese. Melted cheese is even better. Melted cheese on bread is about as close to heaven as I think I can get. I'm also very much an 8-year-old at heart, and love food that's fun...