Tag Archives: vegetables

Whole30 Spiced Carrot Bisque

In case you were wondering, trying to do a round of Whole30 while moving is a very, very, VERY bad idea. It isn’t that you can’t eat healthy while moving, which you can. And it isn’t that Whole30 meals aren’t … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken & Collard Greens

Can we just have a moment of total culinary transparency? Last week I cooked the worst dinner I have made in marriage, perhaps in my entire life. It was a ghastly chicken mole mess that tasted like sickly spiced yet … Continue reading

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Autumn Kale Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

I know, I know, two kale recipes in a couple weeks. I’m the worst. Before you get any grand ideas about my culinary superiority, know that Sunday night I dined on Totino’s frozen pizza while enjoying a Redbox double header of Veronica … Continue reading

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Kale Chicken

Despite the fact that I spent yesterday afternoon cooking by the pool and gently imploring summer to stay FOREVER, fall is coming. Maybe. Slowly. But coming. And with it we will revel in pumpkin flavored everything, butternut squash, cool days, … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Kale Salad

Remember in college when you didn’t actually need sleep or nutrition, or at least, you willed your body into acting like it didn’t? You would pull all-nighters (ok, not me because I just give up around midnight), eat nothing but … Continue reading

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Green thoughts.

Do you ever read one of those books that forces you to look around at parts of your life and evaluate? I love those. And I hate those. Earlier this summer I read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivores Dilemma, and it got … Continue reading

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Share the soup [recipes].

Confession: I am really bad at making soup. Don’t get me wrong, I can throw together chili, I could live off of this pumpkin black bean soup, and I make a pretty wicked tortilla soup (thanks Suze, for that recipe), … Continue reading

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I am thankful for omelets and Saturday mornings*

Saturday mornings are my favorite time of the week. I used to always love Sundays best, and I still love them, but I am kind of addicted to the magic lazy bubble that is Saturday morning.  On Saturday mornings, the … Continue reading

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The basic quiche.

I recently learned that my beloved Mouffetarte in Paris closed down, which might account for the insane number of quiches I have made lately, you know, trying to keep the universe quiche quota in equilibrium. Or it might just be … Continue reading

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Endives with Roquefort Sauce

Every single time I buy endives at the grocery in the US — which is not frequent as they very rarely have them — I have to tell the clerk what the are, after giving them a second to frantically … Continue reading

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