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 […]

Winter Weeknight Soup

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that I always feel I need to recover from. Not because of my family, they are wonderful, but my body always feels slightly off after all the white starchy Thanksgiving foods. I always end up craving soups in the days following the many big meals of turkey, mashed potatoes, […]

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 […]