Potato Leek Soup

For a few years growing up, my mom would bring a huge caldron (yes, a caldron) of potato soup to my grandma’s house for Christmas Eve. It made you feel warm, loved, cozy, and most of all in the holiday spirit.

Herbed Sweet Potato Salad

Home for the week in Chicago, I was elected to make a simple and healthy meal for my family. But per my usual culinary tendencies, it wasn’t enough for me to make chicken and steamed vegetables. How boring!