hazelnut garlic pesto

Hazelnut Garlic Pesto

A lovely pesto to stir into a pot of pasta, schmear on toast, or toss with roasted veggies. Hazelnut Garlic ...
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sourdough buckwheat galette

Sourdough Buckwheat Galette

My very first experience with producing food for other people to buy was making galettes in rural France. I was ...
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Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi fried rice, or Kimchi-bokkeumbap, is a popular korean dish, beloved in its home country and by hipsters the world ...
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All-Kraut Latkes

I happen to be working my way through several gallons of kraut in an attempt to free up cooler space ...
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greek frittata

Greek Frittata

A frittata is a chameleon meal. It works as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Easy enough to whip up in a ...
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apple and zucchini crostata

Rustic Zucchini and Apple Crostata

This was a fridge cleanout creation. I needed to use up a few random bits before heading off on a ...
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pasta e fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

My first memory of pasta e fagioli (pasta and beans in Italian) is from Flavors of Italy, a run of ...
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chickpea and pomegranate salad with feta and herbs

Chickpea + Pomegranate Salad with Feta + Herbs

There is a white pomegranate tree on the property that has been teasing me for the last year. But finally ...
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noodles and herbs with peanut sauce

A Very Gringo Peanut Sauce

I made this from ingredients I already had in my pantry. It’s reminiscent of a Thai peanut curry, or a ...
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beans + greens soup

Bean + Herb Soup with So Much Garlic

It’s been a rough couple weeks y’all. But a comforting bowl of warm soup goes a long way towards soothing ...
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pasta puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

As a child, my favorite snack was licking a pile of salt out of the palm of my hand. So ...
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savory bread pudding with kale, herbs, cheese

Savory Bread Pudding

I need comfort food right now, which for me means carbs and cheese. Also, I want to make every little ...
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grilled starfruit with peppergrass and cilantro

Grilled Star Fruit with Peppergrass and Cilantro

There  are two gigantic, too-prolific star fruit trees at the Rauschenberg Residency that have already set fruit three times in ...
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falafel, pita, and veggies

Herb-Packed Falafel

Back when I lived in London and also stayed up past 10 p.m. — before I’d board the long night ...
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mushroom pasta

Fettuccine with Roasted Mushrooms in Lemon-Miso-Cream Sauce

My dream career would be running a restaurant in which I make one giant bowl of pasta for a dozen ...
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Florida tomato season is finally here (sit on it, northerners) and Farmer Danny of 12 Seasons Farm is keeping me ...
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chickpea salad

Curried Eggplant, Mango, and Chickpea Salad

This recipe is a mashup of two different recipes by deli counter artiste and king of my heart, Yotam Ottolenghi ...
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whole grain pancakes

Savory Multi Grain Pancakes

Out of everything I make, these simple, healthy pancakes are my mother’s favorite. They are versatile and serve as the ...
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flour, egg, cornflakes, avocados

Cornflake Crusted Avocado

Guacamole is a treasure. Avocado toast, while overplayed, is undeniably satisfying. But what you should really be doing is battering ...
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green gazpacho


It’s still brutally hot here in southwest Florida. But with the start of the veggie-growing season, I can finally fight ...
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avocado salad

Avocado Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Here’s a lovely avocado number the season. This recipe came from somewhere in my way-too-large cookbook collection. It’s so easy, ...
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