Category: Winter

Lunch, Vegetarian, Winter

Wonderful Polenta!

The bleak days of winter call for warm and comforting dishes. After the festive feasting, let’s take a leaf from our forebears’ book and embrace nourishing staples that store well over the winter and can be turned into inexpensive and filling meals.  The Italians gave us polenta, yellow flint corn that is coarsely ground and […]

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Breads, Soup, Winter

Spice Up Your Soup for a Fortifying Winter

In amongst the holiday feasting, I make space for simple suppers of salads and soups and bread. This vibrant sweet potato soup combines festive spices with creamy coconut milk and a touch of ginger, garlic, and turmeric to boost your immune system in the colder months. The oatmeal soda bread mixes up and bakes quickly […]

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Cake, Dessert, Winter

A Perfect Cake for the Holidays

by Alison Boyd-Savage If you are looking for one great cake to carry you through the holidays, then look no further. Even if you are not a fan of fruit cake, you will love this wonderful recipe that bears no resemblance to the typical offerings you may be familiar with, which are so dense they […]