When I have a ton of fresh tomatoes on hand, this is one of my favorite things to make.
I’ve mentioned this before, but I’ll say it again. I love making meals that center around fresh produce. Look at all this color (and vitamins. And fiber. And and and).
A big, healthy plate of bold spring flavors
How is it already Wednesday night? I think I might give up keeping track of the days until March. I have a ton of travel coming up – a half marathon, a 90th birthday and work stuff. Plus tons of fun social activities. I invested in a day planner just in time. I am pretty […]
Sometimes, you just need to get out of town for a little bit! That’s what Dave and I did this weekend. Saturday morning after baking some cookies, we packed them up and headed south to Corvallis to visit our friends. We were only out of town for about 24 hours, but boy, it felt nice. […]
Good morning! I’m traveling for work today in LA and planning to hit up some fabulous spots for breakfast and lunch. It’s always fun to be trying food in a city that’s not your own – and there’s nothing like doing the “work hard, play hard” thing and falling into bed, exhausted, at the end […]
For some reason, around noon today I realized that I was in need of a fennel and apple salad. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s the crunch of the fennel or the tang of the apples or the excuse to pack beautiful fresh produce into our dinner. Or the fact that we had already planned […]
Last week I stopped by a farm stand on my way home on Alberta. There’s a little lot that grows vegetables right there, and my friend Kusuma sells her fabulous, fabulous bread there as well. When I went to pick up a loaf of bread last week, I grabbed some of these beautiful eggplants as […]
One of the things that I think I’ll miss most about going into the fall and winter season is the simplicity of summer food. I am sure there are simple winter foods as well. But right now when I can throw some adorable peppers under the broiler for five minutes, it’s hard to think about […]
I have been planning to make this gorgeous beet paste forever. I have a brand new bag of za’atar and I was really excited to use it… except I left it on my desk at work for almost a week. And I would get home, and note that I still had my roasted beets in […]