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Rainy Days: A Perfect Time for Breakfast

In today’s Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I talk about breakfast, a meal I often find challenging, not because of its preparation but because I’m rarely hungry early in the day. In that column, I promise to post recipes to some of my favorite breakfast dishes, delicious any time of day or night, and so here they are. I do find breakfast particularly welcome and enjoyable on rainy days like this one and plan to indulge soon. Freshly-made… Read More »

Cook’s Spices New Blend: Another great way to make chai at home

About a year ago, I posted links to recipes for homemade chai. You can find those links here. Although all of the recipes are easy and produce much better results than anything you can buy in a market, supermarket or cafe, they do require that you have several spices on hand. If you don’t regularly cook with these spices, it can be overwhelming to buy them all, especially if you don’t make chai all that often. Now, Kimberley Cook of… Read More »