Bean Chili

Bean Chili -
One of winter’s great culinary offerings are long, cold days, meant for warming drinks and easy cooking.  The best kind is putting in a little work on the front end and letting the pot and stove do their magic. I’m…

Eda’s Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

Eda’s Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls -
“My grandmother Eda didn’t write down all of her recipes. My mother shadowed her through demonstrations and wrote them down, trying to interpret bowl-fuls, scoops, and pinches. Ironically, when I tried translating my grandmother’s recipe with my mother, it appeared…