Roasted Garlic

Roasted Garlic

Back in the summer of 1989 I had graduated from college and after a slight mishap with some carefully laid plans, I was catapulted back to my parents’ home for a few months. It was during that time I took refuge in my mother’s kitchen. 

Roasted Artichoke and Spinach Bake

Roasted Artichoke and Spinach Bake

This is my new favorite recipe. It’s everything I love — a lot of artichoke hearts, a bunch of spinach, a little Parmesan and even smaller amount of egg. I adapted this recipe from the now-out-of-print cookbook, My Love for Naples. This is one of 

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 

Pommes Anna / Potatoes Anna

Pommes Anna / Potatoes Anna

  Print Recipe Pommes Anna / Potatoes Anna The first time I made this dish over ten years ago I knew it was going to be a family favorite – not only is it gorgeous, but nothing beats the crispy browned potatoes sandwiching the succulent 

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, 

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