Charred Broccoli Puttanesca

This exact puttanesca could be used as a pasta sauce SO for the the sake of your SHOPPING LIST I am only going to put the puttanesca sauce ingredients so that you can use this delicious, tangy tomato sauce however you see fit. PUTTANESCA SHOPPING LIST: tomato paste, red wine, chicken stock, red onion, garlic,Continue reading “Charred Broccoli Puttanesca”

Egg Yolk Linguine

This is what happens when it’s almost dinner time, you want to add a starch to the table, you want to be delicious OF COURSE but you also want it to be QUICK and EASY. Basically, if carbonara and cacio e pepe had a baby you’d get my Egg Yolk Linguine. SHOPPING LIST: linguine, 2Continue reading “Egg Yolk Linguine”

Mushroom Lasagna

I make a mean meat lasagna, but my Father-in-Law isn’t eating meat and I wanted to treat him to something vegetarian and special. For me, mushrooms are an awesome substitute for meat. I believe the key to any great lasagna is the use of b├ęchamel sauce, so the game plan was to make a mushroomContinue reading “Mushroom Lasagna”

Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

Everyone’s family has famous dishes – in my husband’s family, it’s Grandma Lila’s Spinach Squares. This recipe is essentially me replacing the frozen spinach with fresh broccoli — but let’s understand something, this *blank* Cheddar Casserole can essentially be made with ANY fresh or frozen vegetable of your choosing. SHOPPING LIST: 6 broccoli crowns, 2Continue reading “Broccoli Cheddar Casserole”

Fennel Salad with Lemon Ricotta

Looking to brighten your day? Best way to do that is in the kitchen. This Fennel Salad actually combines TWO recipes – meaning you could serve your whipped ricotta as just a dip, or you could serve your fennel salad without the whipped ricotta – but together, it’s a complex and composed dish bursting withContinue reading “Fennel Salad with Lemon Ricotta”

Fried Onion + Mushroom Egg Salad

Eggs are one of the few items I can’t find at the stores right now, so when my kids INSISTED on hard-boiled eggs and didn’t eat them there was NO WAY they were going to waste. And since I have fridge full of every grocery I could possible think of – it was time toContinue reading “Fried Onion + Mushroom Egg Salad”

Lemon Ravioli (a la Misi)

When I went to Misi in Brooklyn we ordered the “sheep’s milk ricotta filled occhi, bottarga, lemon,” cleaned the plate in about 5 seconds, and then proceeded to do the same thing 2 more times. It was, and remains, one of my favorite pasta dishes ever. Simple but BRIGHT!!! It was like these little “occhis”Continue reading “Lemon Ravioli (a la Misi)”

Head of the Class

We eat A LOT of cauliflower in my house. It’s a vegetable my husband and my daughters actually enjoy so it’s often on repeat, and often just roasted florets with coconut oil, salt and pepper. So it was time to tackle the WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER trend. My concern? Getting the flavor to permeate throughout theContinue reading “Head of the Class”

Green Curry Tofu

I feel like fashion bloggers always show their ZARA hauls and I should do the same thing for Whole Foods. I love food shopping, I love picking my own produce, I love talking to the people at the fish counter about their recommendations, and I love seeing the new products at my local Whole Foods.Continue reading “Green Curry Tofu”

A Dollop of Tzatziki

SHOPPING LIST: cabbage, red onion, garlic, salt, pepper, ginger powder, tzatziki This was so good. And yet another example of cooking on the fly. I knew I was going to cook some cabbage, of course, but I wanted something heartier, richer. I was probably hungover and looking to make healthy decisions but needed a littleContinue reading “A Dollop of Tzatziki”