My grandmother has filled my parent’s freezer with homemade borscht since before I was born. It’s been a rainy day, lunchtime staple for a longtime. But after living in Japan for nearly four years borscht-free, upon discovering tinned beets in a foreign food store, I set out on a quest to recreate my grandmother’s borscht.
On damp and dreary days when you’re chilled to the bone, it’s nice to warm up with some hearty stew. You can’t go wrong with this beef stew recipe. It has both chocolate and beer in it! Talk about a dynamic duo.
Looking for something to help you endure the cold this fall? Try this simple sweet potato soup. I promise you won’t regret it!
This soup will brighten even the dullest of days. I’ve served it as an appetizer for Canadian Thanksgiving here in Japan as well as at Christmas to a vegetarian friend of mine. I guarantee it will please people of all tastes.
Looking for a quick & easy Greek salad recipe that doesn’t cut any corners? You’ve come to the right place. Serve this up as an accompaniment to any number of meals, such as our sun dried tomato and feta stuffed chicken breasts or our falafel.