Snowjam: Vegetable Soup and Dumplings

Atlanta is now infamous for its lack of coping skills in winter weather.  I was lucky to have only spent 3 hours in the snow and logistics induced traffic jam of 2014.  Even though I was lucky compared to others I knew who spent 7 and 13 hours in it, it was still a hideous…

Super Bowl 2014 and Chili Update

Our usual Super Bowl party hosts cancelled this year.  Since I love football, there had to be a Super Bowl party!  So we split duties with our friends.  We cooked and they provided the space.  This was the perfect time to play with the chili recipe, which I did.

Apple Chutney

I love apples.  I eat them regularly.  I buy big bags of them from my local farmer’s market, and stick them in the fridge, so that i always have some around. Apples are an important part of my snacking regimen. The problem is that invariably one or two will come loose from the bag and…

Cheese Series: Smoked Cheese

In our quest to know more about different cheeses, we went on the smoky side. Smoked Sulguni (Karoun) Karoun is a California company specializing in Mediterranean cheeses such as the Ackawi we reviewed earlier.  The smoked sulguni tastes a bit liked a smoked provolone.  The smoke flavor is relatively mild compared to the Irish cheddar…