2020 blackeyed peas

All the Sicilian kids growing up in Florida ate blackeyed peas, greens, and cornbread for the New Year—at their friends’…

easy quiche

Whether yours is plain or fancy, quiche makes an impressive and secretly easy dinner for company—or just you.

curry chicken pot pie

There’s a little place in Vero Beach, Florida that makes a curry pie so good I had to figure out…

shepherd’s pie pie

Shepherd’s pie in a pie crust might be the world’s most perfect food. Get yourself a glass of wine and make one.

cabbage mushroom ginger soup

Don’t let the long list of ingredients scare you from this soup, because if you slice all the vegetables and stir the seasoning together ahead of time, the cooking is pretty fun and goes quickly.

curried pumpkin soup for the soul

Is your Hallowe’en pumpkin still taunting you with its beauty, well into the darker half of the year? That’s hardcore! Cook that mother in a pot of delicious spices, and try not to eat the whole thing in one go.

snow-day spaghetti

Break out that sketchy bulb of garlic from the fruit bowl where it’s been tainting the apples since Thanksgiving, add a couple of items from the back of the pantry, and make dinner without leaving the house.

cade’s carne asada tacos

These tacos feature well-seasoned beef, corn tortillas, surprisingly delicious caramelized onions, and a couple of green things, and they cook up fast enough to impress your friends and still have time to ski after lunch.

pie crust

Bake this pie shell and eat it plain, with your hands, in front of the TV.