Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts: Recipe from an Edible Mosaic

Saffron Rice with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

If you are anything like me, the photo on the cover of this book made my mouth water as soon as I saw it.

The book,  An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair, was written by my friend Faith Gorsky from An Edible Mosaic . This new release is Faith’s first cookbook , […]


Taking Comfort in Polish Food: A Recipe for Kapusta

Last week I traveled to Upstate New York with my parents to say a much too early good bye to my cousin, who left behind three beautiful daughters.  Over 1,200 people attended her calling hours, which will give you an idea of the kind of person she was, and how […]


White Asparagus with Tarragon Cream and Toasted Bread Crumbs

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Green asparagus or white. What’s the difference?

Unlike green asparagus, which is grown above ground, white asparagus (also known as spargel in Germany) is grown underground (see photos below, courtesy of  Deprived from light, the  development of chlorophyll is prevented, and rather […]