A (simple) New Year’s Menu, and a resolution

Is it just me, or is anyone else kind of worn out right about now? No really good reason for my frayed edges, since the power outage here in Michigan that has kept a lot of families in the cold didn’t, gratefully, hit home. All is well, everyone is well (when they’re not always, you…

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Za’atar Kale Chips, and a family story

Za'atar kale chips, MaureenAbood.com

Za’atar kale chips are baked kale, crisped with olive oil and seasoned with a good dusting of za’atar, the Lebanese spice of wild thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds. Absolutely addictive (and healthy to boot). A family is really a collection of stories. That’s what Dave O’Leary said when he and Janet were over recently for…

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