Hello! Popping in to talk about one of my favorite weeknight dinners— quesadillas! They’re so easy to make with whatever you have on hand, and they’re QUICK. Both of those things make them a weeknight (or any night) win in my book.Read More
They are my favorite alt-protein when I just don't feel like eating meat. They have all kinds of health benefits, and black lentils are great because they hold their shape when fully cooked rather than becoming more... well, mushy, for lack of a better word.Read More
Two Saturdays ago at the farmers’ market, Micah and I picked up a delicata squash, among other things. As I was preparing it to be roasted one night, I decided to set the seeds aside. I had just read an article on Food52 about things to do with them, and I hate throwing away edible food.
Later that night, I boiled the seeds. That step took hardly any time. Then they went into the fridge overnight until I could finish them in the morning.Read More
Saturday was another rare dinner for one night. My family went to a rodeo, but I decided I’d rather stay in and make this pasta. I’d been itching for a chance to photograph it, and the opportunity presented itself.
In the kitchen, I opened up Pandora on my phone and turned on one of my jazz stations. (This is always a given when I’m cooking alone.) Lovely sounds floated off the top of the refrigerator while I boiled pasta and sautéed onions and garlic and broccoli. Oh, the smell.
[insert break for photography and reheating of pasta.]Read More