Summertime

I’m sitting on my couch, my purple couch(!!), drinking peach lemonade with ruby-red vodka and eating chips with salsa while trying to figure out what to make for dinner. The windows are all open and a sweet summer breeze is blowing through. The sun’s reflection is dazzling and dancing on the rippling surface of the […]

Rice Wine Vegetable Stir-Fry

My refrigerator is positively busting with fresh produce. All year I look forward to this time of year when there are zucchini, green beans, cucumbers, corn, and tomatoes, but just as soon as it arrives I get overwhelmed and never know where to start. Should I use the tomatoes first, or corn? I have so […]

Roasted Chickpeas with Chard

Sometimes there are recipes so simple yet satisfying that I feel guilty when I make them more than once in a week. It almost feels like I’m cheating, like somehow I should be able to be more creative, challenge myself and try something new. Then I remind myself that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix […]

Cook the Cover: Pasta al Pomodoro

Did anyone notice the design change to Bon Appetit magazine this month? With the change in editorial staff, specifically bringing on GQ Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport, the magazine and website have undergone a rather extensive make-over. Depending on who you ask, there is an equal amount of love and disdain for it. After Gourmet […]