Let’s hope your New Year’s resolution includes a game plan for a gradual lifestyle change for the better. February is probably the first true challenge of maintaining healthy goals. The football weekends leading to Superbowl are exciting events to spend with friends and family. Such celebratory events have unhealthy nibbles, bites and treats. Who’s winning?
A season or two ago, Cornbread Chili Pot Pie was made with Oregano Corn as a side dish. Every time I tried to schedule it for publication, another recipe with an immediate seasonal ingredient became a priority. Slowly, it became a forgotten recipe, but it’s a lovely dish. When late autumn arrived, I looked at the recipe, and scheduled it for Superbowl season. Such a hearty recipe is better for extremely cold weather. How was I to know about this year’s unusually mild winter season? Read more
As Brooklynites, we rarely visit Flushing, Queens because of its distance. Queens is known for its authentic, ethnic cuisines mostly from Greece, China, Thailand and India. When we heard of an upcoming SoupNextDoor.com’s dinner inspired by Chinatown in Flushing, Queens, we signed up. After all, the dinner date was a few days before the Chinese New Year. Read more