A hearty, saucy mix of tofu and greens, with plenty of bright aromatics, all over nutty brown rice. This one is terrifically satisfying without feeling overly heavy, exactly the thing I needed on a cold winter’s day when I desperately wanted vegetables, but also wanted to be happily full.
Like the convenience foods of my childhood, but gussied up: light and herbal, but still being deeply satisfying, with a garden’s worth of colorful vegetables
Pozole is one of the classics of Mexican cookery, a rich and hearty hominy stew. It’s also a time commitment, so this weeknight version uses fresh, spicy chorizo to shortcut both time and spicing.
Tender, flavorful chicken; hearty potatoes and carrots; bright, fresh green beans and tomatoes; a thick broth with soft, comforting spices. Yep.
Sweet, flaky biscuits with the flavor of corn tortillas. Salty, spicy chorizo. It’s a breakfast worth getting up for, even for a night owl like me.
This chickpea stew is new in my house, but I see it coming back frequently: it’s warm and comforting, thick with spinach and tomatoes in a fragrant broth. It’s a very satisfying vegetarian meal, and it couldn’t be easier to put together.
This is, essentially, a deconstructed cabbage roll: same great flavor, way easier prep, and done in an hour.
This simple salad displays the best of French summer cooking: sweet, ripe tomatoes rounded out by gentle onion flavors, lightly salted, all tied together by a soft, barely-sweet vinegar dressing.
Late last week my friend Matthew sent me a message: “Re: your food blog — If you take requests or suggestions, I’d love to see a salad or two from […]
Let’s talk cactus. Depending on what food culture(s) you were raised in, you may be looking at this page thinking I’m off my rocker, but cactus is delicious. It’s sweet […]