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Fall and Winter Cocktails, cold weather sippers

These fall and winter cocktails are welcome when the air turns cold. I’m not fussy about what’s seasonally appropriate, and if you want a gin & tonic in the middle of November, go right ahead. But I tend to think of that as a quintessentially summer drink. This collection tends toward darker hued liquors like …

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Apple Recipes, something for everyone

Apples are a reliable grocery store staple year round, which makes them a reliable option when you want to make a fruit dessert. During apple-picking season, it’s easy to come home with more apples than you know what do with. Here, then, is a collection of some of my favorite apple recipes. If you’re baking …

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Apple Crisp, simple and comforting (without oats)

It’s tough to beat apple crisp for a low effort dessert that’s pure comfort. It’s a dessert that’s like my favorite well-worn hoodie. It’s not flashy or particularly stylish, but when there’s a chill in the air it’s the first thing I reach for. Everyone should have an apple crisp recipe or two in their …

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10 Healthyish Cold Weather Soups and Stewy things

January brings with it a bounty of good intentions to eat better. The problem is that for those of us in cold climates, it’s winter which means that we rarely want salads and smoothies. (Even if occasionally a citrus, avocado, and shaved fennel salad or a pineapple mango ginger green smoothie is worth the chill.) …

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