30 days from now is the spring solstice. That’s what I tell myself deep down to maintain my sanity, even as I yearn for the first breath of spring.
I’m a firm believer that people don’t treat vegetables with […]
Penne with cauliflower, adapted from this Diner’s Journal blog post by Mark Bittman, a columnist at The New York Times. Ordinarily, I am not a fan of Mr. Bittman’s work […]
This dessert features two extraordinarily simple dishes that when combined, […]
Moroccan cooked carrot salad, adapted from this New York Times article.
A while ago, I said that one of my New Year’s resolutions was to foodblog more often. It’s a little more complicated than that, so let me try to explain. […]
Back in the day when this food blog was just a regular old blog and I hadn’t found my “voice”, I guess you could call it, I posted a favorite […]
Roasted mushrooms are a regular menu item during the winter. […]
Penne arrabbiata I often talk about the advantages of keeping a mostly Mediterranean-style pantry. One of them is being able to make dinner in about 15 to 20 minutes, including […]
Turnips are one of my favorite winter vegetables. Although they are available year-round, their flavor deepens from a delicate sweetness after the first harvest, to the more typical pungency that […]
Chicory is a challenging green to work with in the […]
Yellow wax beans, with lemon, garlic, Italian parsley and mint This is a lovely dish that’s simple to prepare and elegant in its versatility. You can substitute other vegetables in […]
This is a riff on a version I did a […]
I love “minimalist” pasta sauces. I find that the less […]
Hard-cooked farm egg, slow-roasted tomatoes and peperonata
Here’s something to cheer y’all up while we wait out Hurricane Irene: Aloo gobi with mint-cilantro raita over steamed jasmine rice Click here to view a large-size version of this […]