Carolina Christmas

I just spent the last week with my mother’s family in Charlotte, NC, where I celebrated Christmas Southern style. I’ve always had a special place in my heart for the South, since my mom’s family is from Atlanta, Georgia and now lives in North Carolina. I also spent four years back in the motherland when …

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Chanukah

It’s December now and Chanukah is upon us! Now that I have my own child, I am very excited to start revisiting childhood holiday fun and establishing my own family traditions. Chanukah is another one of those holidays that is very centered around children, and we’ve been doing more this year to celebrate than I … Continue reading Chanukah

Indian Pudding

Before winter takes hold of us here in the Northern US, I would like to savor a dish that is, in my opinion, a wonderful part of the American repertoire. Despite its deep roots in American cooking, it seems as if this dish has all but disappeared from our collective culinary consciousness. It is a traditional New England treat called … Continue reading Indian Pudding