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Lentils with Tahini

Lentils with Tahini

In some past life, I think I must have lived in the Middle East, as I crave nothing more than feta cheese, stuffed grape leaves, lentils, pilafs, hummus, baba ganoush, etc. When I was in college I make near weekly treks to the local Middle […]

Peanut Noodles with Edamame and Carrots

Peanut Noodles with Edamame and Carrots

For years when the girls were really young, anytime we were invited to a potluck or a picnic, I would always make¬†these noodles. But then almost overnight everyone was gluten-free. At the time gluten-free pasta really sucked, so I stopped making this for public consumption, […]

Instant Pot Risotto

Instant Pot Risotto

Although a little late to the game, I didn’t drink the Instant Pot Kool-Aid till after the New York Times wrote an article about this magic vessel last winter. (I know, I’m a snob that way. Whatever.) But now I’m a convert. I’ve given away […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Ok, I get that everyone likely knows how to make roasted sweet potato fries. But what you might not know is that there is a great new cookbook out called, Sweet Potatoes: Roasted, Loaded, Fried and Made into Pie by Mary-Frances […]

Harvest Tart

Harvest Tart

If you eat gluten, puff pastry might be one of the best things to keep in your freezer all of the time. You can make an elegant vegetarian main dish with whatever vegetables you have in your fridge. This one was made with Delicata squash, onions, garlic, and fennel. And because I had a knob of Parmesan in my fridge, I added it to the top, but definitely not necessary.

Baked Pasta

Baked Pasta

Print Recipe Baked Pasta When my girls think about comfort food, this is their go-to. My family has been making this baked pasta, also referred to as Mick’s Pasta (my grandfather’s name), for the past fifty years. It’s absurdly simple to make and one of […]