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Entries Tagged as 'Comfort Food'

Sunday Supper: Moroccan tagine

December 17th, 2007 · 5 Comments

It was a cold and stormy Sunday so made for a perfect night to invite friends over to the orphanage for family supper.  I'm staying with my friend Rachel and Mara is in town as well so we've taken to calling the cozy apartment the orphanage as it's offering us refuge from various things.  We [...]

Tags: Chicken · Comfort Food · Entertaining · Entree

Meatloaf That Can Really Hold A Tune

October 19th, 2006 · 5 Comments

Have you ever had that incredible experience of learning that your prejudgement or assumption about something is incorrect?  Well meat loaf is one such realization for me (I'm talking about the food not the singer).  I never really ate it growing up and I'd never been inspired to try a recipe for it because I [...]

Tags: Comfort Food · Entree

Super Simple Soup

May 21st, 2006 · 5 Comments

This little soup recipe is a testament to the fact that sometimes the best things in life are indeed the simplest. My Aunt Susanne in Switzerland made a simple fennel soup for me when I was sick and it was such a comforting nutritious meal. (Apparently fennel is very soothing for one’s stomach.) I now [...]

Tags: Appetizers · Comfort Food · Entertaining · Soup

California Roastin’

May 10th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Looking back over this past winter I realize that I never made a lot of my favorite winter meals. Having only moved to Santa Monica, CA last October I went from summer to more summer and completely by-passed the cold winter weather I’d grown accustomed to over my 27 years. There were occasional cool rainy [...]

Tags: Comfort Food · Entertaining · Sides


May 8th, 2006 · 2 Comments

I’ve been calling spaghetti, “psghetti” ever since my little brother coined the term back when he was 3 (he’s now 20). This spaghetti sauce recipe is a reliable, comforting meal that most people make from a jar but the secret is that it’s so easy to make from scratch and infinitely better tasting. I actually [...]

Tags: Comfort Food · Entertaining · Entree


April 22nd, 2006 · 4 Comments

This is a recipe for my brother who will be chillin’ pretty soon once he gets through with a few more finals (good luck Ian!) Turkey chili is the perfect thing to make when you plan on spending some time in the house studying, cleaning, catching up on reading, etc. All that is required of [...]

Tags: Comfort Food · Entree · Party Food

A Cheap and Easy Saturday Night

April 15th, 2006 · 1 Comment

A cool overcast day calls for a warm and comforting meal. I have just the thing to suit that craving and best of all, it’s cheap and easy: warm, delicious, lentil soup. I got this recipe from Giada De Laurentiis on the Food Network and loved the simplicity of the dish but had to try [...]

Tags: Comfort Food · Entree · Soup