Author Archives: Kerry

‘Twas the Night Before: Thanksgiving Redux

RECIPE: Spicy Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs

Tonight was a strange Thanksgiving Eve.  Instead of doing my giant shop, vacillating between Brussels sprouts and green beans and then deciding to get both because, come on, it’s Thanksgiving—I was at the London Whole Foods, buying boxes of already-cooked … Continue reading

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Categories: 60 Minutes, Eat, Main Courses, Poultry, Recipes
 

The Secret Ingredient (Turmeric): Gobi Gobi

RECIPE: Gobi Gobi

Here is this week’s The Secret Ingredient, the last installment on turmeric.  I am a die-hard aloo gobi fan.  But this is my version, newly minted and a little different.  No potatoes, just lots of cauliflower with fresh ginger, garlic, … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Cheap, Eat, Main Courses, Recipes, Series, Sides, The Secret Ingredient, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegetarian
 

French in a Flash: Mustard Braised Beef

RECIPE: Mustard Braised Beef

In England there is a Sunday tradition of a roast, and when it comes to the holiday season, my heart demands that roast must be a braised brisket.  It’s never too early to start celebrating Hanukkah.  Warm, crumbly, comforting.  Doused … Continue reading

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Categories: Cheap, Easy, Eat, Fish, French in a Flash, Meat, Recipes, Series
 

Franglais: Apple and Celeriac Slaw

RECIPE: Apple and Celeriac Slaw

Some people celebrate birthdays and weddings and anniversaries and graduations. I celebrate celeriac season. I’m not kidding.  Seeing those straight-from-outer-space bulbs in the produce section sends me in a fit of rapture, and I usually clap my hands together, gasp, … Continue reading

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Categories: 15 Minutes, Cheap, Easy, Eat, Franglais, Recipes, Salad, Series, Sides, Soup & Salad, Vegetables, Vegetarian
 

The Secret Ingredient (Turmeric): Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Turmeric, Onions, and Olives

RECIPE: Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Turmeric, Onions, and Olives

Turmeric is one multifunctional little spice.  It is used as a dye.  It is used to deter ants in gardening.  It is used medicinally, to fight memory loss and cancer.  It is used cosmetically to deter aging.  And, did I … Continue reading

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French in a Flash: Haricots Verts du Sud

RECIPE: Haricots Verts du Sud

I have been making this recipe for years!  Maybe I didn’t publish the recipe because they are my best friend Anna’s favorite.  But she is always telling me to share, so here I go.  These are haricots verts, fine French … Continue reading

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Franglais: French Purple Potato Salad

RECIPE: French Purple Potato Salad

I like doing things that don’t exactly break with tradition, but are just ever so slightly different.  And therefore, special.  Just a little bit of thought can change the same ol’ same ol’ to a showstopper. Enter potato salad.  I … Continue reading

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Categories: 30 Minutes, Cheap, Eat, Franglais, Recipes, Salad, Series, Sides, Soup & Salad, Starches, Vegetarian