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Spam Casserole

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Spam casserole is one of the comfort foods I can uniquely identify in my childhood. It was a cost-effective way to feed the family, and I was growing up we didn’t have much, even though my parents made sure we were fed! As an adult, I’ve found some ways to modify it, and it is still yummy!

Easy Salmon

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

If you don’t have a lot of time, this recipe is extremely quick and easy to make. The fish comes out moist, and I really like the horseradish bite that the sauce provides.

Faux Buttermilk

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

I never seem to have buttermilk on hand when I need it.  Case in point, the soda bread needed it.  You can’t just substitute milk, as the texture is all wrong.  There are lots of recipes out there, but in general they suggest to curdle your own milk with vinegar or lemon juice.  The only [...]

Authentic Irish Soda Bread

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

For St. Paddy’s Day, I’ve made soda bread. It is actually quite easy, even if you don’t usually make bread.

Kosher-Style Swedish Meatballs

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Swedish meatballs (köttbullar) are a Jul tradition in my family. Where everyone is either having ham or turkey, we have meatballs and brown beans on our julbord. On the occasion of my best friend converting to Judaism, as well as her first official Hanukkah as a Jew, I modified my grandmother’s recipe to omit both [...]