At long last, in the middle of January, snow arrived in Boston. Not a huge amount yet, but more is on the way, and I'm going to make plenty of leftover mashed potato cheese soup to reward the hardy shovelers. Use your favorite mashed potatoes as the base. You could even use mashed garlic sweet potatoes. Loosen them up in a Dutch oven with a bit of vegetable stock or water; add spices; whisk in the yogurt and cheese; let everything melt together. This creamy good potato soup doesn't have any cream in it; Greek yogurt helps enrich the soup. If you don't have any leftover mashed potatoes, boil some diced potatoes until tender (dicing will make the potatoes cook faster), drain, and smash right...
Instead of a huge dinner, with one large hunk of meat at the center, I prefer to set out a selection of small dishes so my holiday guests can pick and choose and nibble their way through an evening. For New Year's Eve, the "spread" can be extra-elaborate: cheese, bread, pickled things, some slices of smoked fish (and if you're a pork eating person, you'll want some prosciutto or other ham), fruit, roasted peppers, small bowls of pasta, spiced nuts. Any combination of dishes will work, but for me, regardless of whatever else is on the table, turkey meatballs are a must. These apple, Cheddar and cranberry turkey meatball appetizer bites bring together all of the traditional flavors of a New England apple pie, and...
Can you imagine cooking without parmesan cheese? I can't, and in my kitchen it has to be the real thing: parmigiano-reggiano cheese from Italy. How do you feel about parmesan cheese, like or dislike?
Combine some of Canada's best food products -- bacon, potatoes and cheese -- combine in this creamy, rich, comforting soup.
A Boston food truck invented this amazing grilled cheese sandwich filled with bacon, guacamole, and muenster cheese. It's a total meal on a plate!
Take the best parts of a traditional English pub lunch, and pile them on toasted crusty bread for a satisfying lunch or party appetizer.
Wake up your taste buds with this lively Mexican fiesta frittata for breakfast or brunch!