Archive for October, 2012

By Nadia Arumugam |

“Empty Out The Fridge” Chicken, Sausage and Navy Bean Hash

So tonight Frankenstorm hits. Nothing yet, save some unruly gusts of wind and the odd spray of rain. We’re prepared though, for the worst. We have all the boring stuff (milk, eggs, water, cans blah, blah, blah). Then we have the really important essentials; a full and complete baking pantry ( if I can’t leave [Read more]

By Nadia Arumugam |

The Perennially In-Season Dessert: Chocolate Cake!

It’s a rare occasion on which I’m allowed to bake. I don’t mean the odd tray of brownies, or a Pyrex dish of pie or fruit crisp. I mean really bake, as in 6 sticks of butter, 2 boxes of Confectioners’ sugar, an entire drum of cocoa and THREE cake pans. As you can see, [Read more]

By Charity Shumway |

What To Do With Concord Grapes

Last year Nadia rhapsodized about homemade concord grape juice and suggested several brilliant uses for the elixir: grape marshmallows, grape panna cotta parfait, and simple but perfect grape jelly. (I had to use bold because my exuberant feelings for these grape recipes cannot be contained in regular-sized letters). If you need a reminder, all the [Read more]