leeks

Welcome to a cloudy & rainy month of February, folks. At least here in LA, the weather had been all about precipitation, not that we’re complaining – we need it. The cloudy weather might seem like a drag, but there’s …

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December! Time for cookies and soups and stews and all the roasted vegetables your household can handle. I love this time of the year – Christmas lights, cozy evenings with apple cider, parties with great cheese plates & bubbly punch, …

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A month ago, Jennie sent me a calendar invite to “Pot Pie Night” with some of our friends. I’ve learned not to ask questions when these things happen, so I responded by RSVPing “yes” and researching pot pie recipes. We’ve …

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Now officially, Turkey is the main event at Thanksgiving, but everybody knows that stuffing is the true breakout star (followed closely by gravy). For our final week of Thanksgiving match-ups, we’re testing a new stuffing recipe against the rosemary, cornbread …

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There are so many exciting green vegetables in season right now! Peas are one of our favorites, and the season for them is so short that we had to celebrate with a quick pea soup recipe. In the course of …

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For January, the month of leeks, we wanted to make at least one traditional leek recipe. The first thing that came to mind was, of course, potato leek soup. But which recipe to make? My mother solved the problem by …

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It figures that we would kick off this new project with leeks. They are not so different from the ingredients in our chosen monikers, as leeks are in the same family as both garlic and onion. January’s a cold month, …

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Happy New Year everyone! For 2012, we’ve been thinking about a new project for Garlic, My Soul. Now that we’re finally getting the hang of this bi-coastal thing, we realize that we have different ingredients available to us based on …

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As we have already perfected the pizza dough, we weren’t worried about polishing off the potato-leek pizza or cowboy calzone. “Next pizza night” was what we said. So we waited, and waited, and that pizza night didn’t come…our busy lives …

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Researching dinner for Monday as well as for Crock Pot Tuesday. Recipe 1: Sweet and Spicy Chicken 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon dried oregano kosher salt and black pepper 1 3 1/2- to 4-pound chicken, cut into 10 pieces We …

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