Quick veggie fried rice with raw kimchi
Since becoming what I like to call a “real person” and working full-time (ugh, not to mention beginning a course of extensive Lyme disease treatment), it’s been somewhat difficult to keep up with blogging as much as I’d like. I honestly do NOT understand how so many [...]
Not my most polished photo, but it does capture the delicious gooeyness that is this lasagna
While lasagna is probably high on my list of favorite comfort foods, there is something very un-comforting about slaving away over the stove all night, especially after an 8+ hour workday. Don’t get me wrong, I love to cook and [...]
I first made a version of this pasta sauce when I was studying for the Michigan bar and looking for something quick, easy, cheap and still actually filling enough to power me through an hours-long study session. Since then, this recipe has evolved into a weeknight go-to that is so easy, it will have Sandra Lee [...]
First, let me start by saying that I have been an absolutely horrendous blogger of late. I’ve neglected my inbox, let comments go unnoticed for days — heck, weeks. And I haven’t posted since, I don’t know, 6 weeks ago?
Second, let me explain. As I alluded to in previous posts, the year of 2011 marks an [...]
Well, I’m back in New York for the week to visit my husband (if this last sentence confuses you, see: coconut macaroons — the post, not the actual recipe). I brought some work with me to do during the day while Gennaro is at work. Otherwise, I had a chance to catch up on some of [...]
I’ve heard that a full moon can make people crazy, but what about tired? Despite catching up on my sleep over the weekend, drinking a few cups of coffee today and not doing anything particularly grueling, I’m sort of physically and mentally exhausted. Maybe there’s some emotional exhaustion at play as well. Has the stress from all [...]
I got the idea for a millet risotto recipe from this site for “clean” recipes, which I discovered through GOOP. I pretty much wanted to try every recipe on there (or a vegetarian version of those that had meat), but was particularly intrigued by the sound of a millet risotto.
Risotto is one of my weaknesses. It’s the [...]
This will be my first Thanksgiving sans turkey. And while I’m not exactly sad about it, it did get me thinking about ideas for how to create a delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving. My family has always taken a pretty traditional approach to Thanksgiving. We’ve never been a sage-in-the stuffing, skin-on “smashed” potatoes kind of crew. But I’ve always [...]
So, there are days — more frequently, lately — where I have this nagging urge to just stop what I’m doing, throw my hands to the air and scream why can’t I just be normal?!?!?!?!?!?
Am I alone here?
Take, for example, today. Dishes piled high in the sink. Wedding thank you notes waiting to be written. [...]
For years, it seems, I’ve heard people rave about spaghetti squash being a dieter’s dream — super low calorie, high in fiber, low carbs, and a great substitution for real spaghetti. And quite frankly, I thought those people were full of it. I imagined spaghetti squash to be a sad consolation prize for those who, for whatever [...]