I was sitting at home the other day and feeling particularly lazy about dinner. Not to mention I didn't have any fresh vegetables in the fridge that I could make a meal with. So, I turned towards my freezer. I had spinach and edamame. So I pulled them out and made these patties with spinach, edamame, … Continue reading Spinach and Edamame Patties in under 45 minutes
Spring is upon us! Finally -- colorful foods, sunshine, jogging outside, not wearing seven layers indoor and pounding tea like it's your job! Spring. It's a happy time. Especially for food. You finally can put away those hot soups, stews, chilis, pasta bakes, and switch to delicate salads, with myriad colors and sharp flavors. After … Continue reading Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad
Date nights are important. I talk to Tyler regularly, but it's not the same as sitting down on a designated day, with some food that's a little different than usual, maybe drinks that are a little different, maybe music that's a little different, and letting conversation wander. Nine years in, and I cannot express the value … Continue reading Sun-dried tomato and Basil Baked Ricotta
My family loves Mexican-inspired food. Growing up we had it at least once a week. Tacos were a long time favorite in my house -- my mom would do some variation of tortillas, beans, cheese, and veggies. When I tell people this most are like, oh cool, and some are just aghast, asking how I could … Continue reading Avocado-Cilantro Crema
A little while back I went with my friend Tanya to a Russian food store and she pointed out whole buckwheat to me. A long time favorite of my mom for it's gluten-free nature (contrary to its name), I've used buckwheat flour, but never the actual pseudocereal itself. So I figured why not and bought it. … Continue reading Buckwheat and Quinoa Salad: Lunch for Days!