Thanksgiving

Roasted Squash Soup, Favorite Thanksgiving Salad and Maple-Pumpkin Flan

Thanksgiving is the biggest eating holiday of the year, pored over exhaustively by every media outlet that covers food. Rather than pile on yet another recipe for turkey or sides, we wanted to offer a couple of easy recipes to bookend the main meal. All three can be made with supermarket ingredients, and each relies on… Continue reading Roasted Squash Soup, Favorite Thanksgiving Salad and Maple-Pumpkin Flan

Día de Muertos

Mexican Chicken and Roasted Squash with Pumpkin Seed Mole, and Tortilla Soup

It’s easy to get caught up in the creepy parts of Halloween while forgetting that the holiday originated as a way to honor and remember the dead, rather than fearing them. The Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, may be the best-known of the many global festivals that revolve around remembrances of dead… Continue reading Mexican Chicken and Roasted Squash with Pumpkin Seed Mole, and Tortilla Soup

Easter · Greek Easter

Keftedakia, Tzatziki, Avgolemono Soup, Spanakopita and Walnut Cake

For Orthodox Christians, the biggest holiday of the year, hands-down, is Easter. Orthodox Easter is a highly religious holiday, befitting the solemnity of the miracle it commemorates. No bunnies, no baskets of candy, no pastels: it’s an all-hands-on-deck, church-going, late-night affair. Luckily there’s delicious food to keep everyone going. The Saturday night of Easter weekend is… Continue reading Keftedakia, Tzatziki, Avgolemono Soup, Spanakopita and Walnut Cake