Category Archives: Cold Weather Food

Creamy Polenta and Chorizo Bake

  Totally stumped for dinner ideas and with a fridge desperately in need of restocking I was looking around the web for inspiration for some chorizo that needed to get used up.  I had an idea that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Potato and Ham Casserole – Five Ingredients and It’s Done!

I’ve been struggling lately with the whole cooking business. Maybe it’s the nightly power struggles to get my little girl to eat; maybe it’s the shorter days and dreary weather, complete with a recent October Nor’Easter that knocked out power … Continue reading

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Macaroni Casserole, a Finnish Kid Classic!

In Finland, the winters are cold and long, and spring and fall only extend the chilly season, so my heritage includes lots and lots of cold weather casserole dishes.  This macaroni casserole was one of my favorites as a kid … Continue reading

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