Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes with Yogurt

Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes with Yogurt

I first learned how to make potato pancakes in the kitchen of my German aunt. While these are by no means her traditional kartoffelpuffer, I am reminded of her kitchen every time I make them. Their smaller size makes for a perfect appetizer or snack at a party. And serving them with a tangy yogurt […]

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Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Breadcrumbs, Parmesan and Lemon

Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Breadcrumbs, Parmesan and Lemon Zest

When brussels sprouts first come into season, I could eat them almost daily, tossed with nothing more than olive oil, salt and pepper and pan-fried, and be happy for weeks. But when you have guests over, perhaps you want to jazz things up a little. There are so many satisfying choices where these crucifers are […]

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Shepherd’s Pie with Turkey, Parsnips, Broccoli and Creminis

Shepherd's Pie

The weather is calling for a serious and thorough investigation of comfort food. It doesn’t get as cold here as, say, Maine, where it’s probably snowed a dozen times already, but this is relative. It feels cold. The artfully prepared variation on meat and potatoes is precisely the kind of comfort food I’m talking about. […]

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