Burns Night

Scottish Beef Stew & Chocolate Whiskey Cake

It’s the rare person whose birthday is celebrated by an entire country 259 years after the fact. Even harder to believe is that this unusually beloved person achieved long-lasting fame as a poet, not to mention that he wrote much of his poetry in a dialect that is, to say the least, challenging for modern… Continue reading Scottish Beef Stew & Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we had a bit of a conundrum: could we try to acknowledge such an important man and movement with food?  And how could we pull it off without seeming shallow or stereotypical? A quick search revealed that King’s favorite dishes were traditional Southern ones: fried chicken, macaroni and cheese,… Continue reading Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower