Fifteen years ago this week, my sweetie came over for dinner. We had met four months before, seen each other a few times, but hadn’t clicked. I called and invited him for dinner. He asked what he could bring. I told him a can of sliced black olives, the only ingredient I was missing for […]
This hearty dish is an interesting answer to the question, “What is a salad?” It hails from the Ukraine and Russia, known there as venegret. Sturdy root vegetables are boiled, then combined with oil, onion, and sour pickles and served cold or room temperature.
This is my go-to dinner party dish, especially when I’m having foodies over. You can use any type of chicken pieces, and any amount of chicken over 2 pounds and it works. It marinates overnight, so all you have to do is cook brown rice and put this in the oven and your guests will […]