Quick Garlic Pasta with Olive Oil and Parmesan

Quick Garlic Pasta with Olive Oil and Parmesan is a beautiful reminder that I don’t need nearly the number of things to be happy as I allow myself to believe. From four main ingredients—fresh...

Perfect Homemade Pizza Dough

Should opportunity knock and invite me along for an impromptu trip to Italy, my passport is prepped and ready. In the meantime, I’ll make this Perfect Homemade Pizza Dough. Periodically, I become obsessed with...

Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Kamut, and Blue Cheese

I put bacon, blue cheese, and maple syrup in a salad. I’m glad we had this talk. Let’s continue our chat over enormous helpings of Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Kamut, and Blue...

Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Quesadillas

Call dinner 9-1-1, and Mushroom and Sundried Tomato Quesadillas will pick up the phone every single time. On nights when I’m desperate for a quick dinner fix, I begin to seriously consider opening the...

Black Bean Beef Burgers

Black Bean Beef Burgers with Blue Cheese and Onion Marmalade

Black Bean Beef Burgers with Blue Cheese and Onion Marmalade are everything I aspire to be: a little fancy, but not fussy; classic, yet contemporary; memorable and totally tasty. OK, maybe I don’t aspire...

Chicken Stir Fry with Thai Peanut Sauce

Chicken Stir Fry with Thai Peanut Sauce

Something you should know about my husband: He married me for a stir fry. Chicken Stir Fry with Thai Peanut Sauce to be specific. Regular readers have gathered a few pieces of dirt on...

Eggplant Ricotta Grilled Cheese

Today, I’m offering some straight-talk life advice, drawn from personal experience. Ready for me lay this on you? If it tastes good, turn into a sandwich. This sage tenet has yet to fail me, and...

Zucchini Waffles

Zucchini Waffles are one of my tastiest veggie-sneak triumphs to date. As the primary household meal planner and cook, I feel a personal responsibility to sneak vegetables into my husband’s food. I regard this...