comfort food

Stuffed Swiss Chard

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on October 24, 2012

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Swiss chard is so beautiful as to be inspiring.  The rainbow colored stalks of super bright colors with broad dark green leaves make me think about eating them in a healthy frenzy.  [click to continue…]


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Brown Rice Mejedra

November 30, 2011
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Mejedra, Majadra, or even Enjadra are various spellings for a Middle Eastern, Sephardic comfort food. Warm and earthy, the slightly sweet and toasty flavor of well done caramelized onions with rice containing lentils is very satisfying.  It is often eaten plain, as a side dish, or sometimes with yogurt for a quick lunch. 

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Avicas con Carne

March 20, 2011
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White Beans with Short ribs For some strange reason the weather has turned unseasonably cold again in Los Angeles.  Although many would laugh at our (Los Angelinos) notion of ‘cold’, I don’t recall many times in the last 35 years when it has rained in Los Angeles in March.  The birds are chirping

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