Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork

In 2020, the Korean film Parasite cleaned up at the Academy Awards, taking home four Oscars, including the first Best Picture awarded to a foreign language film. Watching it on Netflix, this dark comedy certainly gave us some tense and uncomfortable moments, but the most compelling for DP and me was the scene where theContinue reading “Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork”

Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens

This recipe is featured in the post Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways, and was originally posted with a typo saying to add turkey to the soup instead of lentils (whoops, sorry). The recipe has been corrected below. Here’s a redub of the lentil-spinach Mulligatawny commonly found at Indian restaurants across southeastern New England. Made with everydayContinue reading “Lentil Mulligatawny with Greens”

Turkey (or Chicken) Mulligatawny

This recipe is featured in the post Mulligatawny Soup Two Ways Here’s a great way to use that leftover holiday turkey, or the meat you saved from your last batch of chicken stock. Start with a good flavorful, rich bone broth, seasoned with a masala of lightly caramelized onions, ginger, turmeric, cumin, coriander, mustard, andContinue reading “Turkey (or Chicken) Mulligatawny”

Black Friday Pot Pie 2020

All I care about on Thanksgiving is having turkey pot pie on Black Friday…or Cyber Monday if I don’t get around to it right away. Whether I’m at home or cooking at the restaurant, I always make (and eat) a pot pie from leftover Thanksgiving turkey. If you plan your Thanksgiving meal right, you canContinue reading “Black Friday Pot Pie 2020”

Fridge Dive Chicken Wraps with Lentil Dhal

It’s difficult to believe it’s been seven months since the pandemic turned our lives upside down.  The longer it goes on the more I value the routines and rituals that give my life structure and keep me grounded.  Every October, DP and I spend a week in Cape Cod, where Columbus Day is the official end ofContinue reading “Fridge Dive Chicken Wraps with Lentil Dhal”