Do It Yourself: Pouch Potatoes

Every time I shop at Trader Joe’s, I look longingly at the tiny multicolored potatoes– wondering what goodness I could possibly concoct with those cuties. I’m a bit of a copycat cook, and this weekend at a party I finally got my flash of inspiration: Yes, a pretty bowl filled with multicolored potatoes, along with a few other vegetables. And rosemary. And… whatever else. Spices. … Continue reading Do It Yourself: Pouch Potatoes

Do It Yourself: Quick Passover Cheesiness

It’s Passover, and for me that brings to mind two foods: matzo ball soup and my mom’s brisket (which is actually an Irish recipe, I think). Unfortunately thanks to schedule clashes I’m not seder-ing it up during the holiday. Hopefully in the near future we’ll pull together a seder-style family dinner. Last night I was going to embark upon a steak-cooking adventure, as a stand-in … Continue reading Do It Yourself: Quick Passover Cheesiness