Posts Tagged ‘bubbly’

From Turkey To Chopped Liver In One Week

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If you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, or just indulge in the culinary traditions associated with both of these, you are likely to have your fill of turkey and chopped liver. In our house, we like to have turkey for Christmas, which of course means hot turkey sandwiches, turkey pot pies and turkey soup for the following week, leading up to New Year’s Eve a week later when we like to ring in the new year with a feed of chopped liver! And the one common denominator between the turkey and the chopped liver might surprise you: schmaltz, the schmaltz you get when you make a big batch of stock for your soup.

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Eating Light for Love

 

What is romantic about a big meal on Valentine’s Day? Don’t you want to feel svelte and slinky, not stuffed and bulging? When did a slab of beef, a lobster tail, some out of season asparagus and a heavy buttery sauce become the traditional dinner of Valentine’s Day? Continue »