Category: Quick Meals

  • Quick Lemon Summer Pasta

    There are nights when I come home and the thought of cooking makes me weak in the knees. All I want is to lay down on the couch with a glass of wine and thumb through take out menus while considering what to eat on a hot summer night. Unfortunately, the take out and delivery […]

  • Egg in a Bag

    Have you ever had one of those perfectly poached eggs? Where the yolk dissolves like golden cream and the white is soft, delicate, and not the least bit rubbery? I do not have as much experience eating a poached egg as other types of eggs. This is because I will whip up a fried or […]

  • Not your mama’s casserole

    The other night I was in the mood for something a little different. I was craving color. Do you ever get that? The urge to eat a specific food, or a specific color. I guess I was feeling that my food had been too monochromatic lately and I wanted something a little more vibrant. I […]

  • I’ll have naan of this, except I did

    Sometimes I get home from work and it’s late and I’m tired and hungry and I don’t feel like making an elaborate meal from scratch. Or rather, I wish I had the energy to make an elaborate meal, because I certainly want to eat something delicious and homemade. With a few strategic leftovers in the […]

  • Back to Basics: Eggs

    To me, eggs are one of the original comfort foods. I love them scrambled, fried, boiled and as an omelet. I’ve also recently discovered that I like them poached. I don’t particularly like them deviled, but it’s more an issue I have with mayonnaise, than an offense against the egg. Mike and I each have […]

  • Navy Beans and Greens

    I pulled together an interesting array of ingredients for a surprisingly successful dinner. This was a great winter meal with a hint of citrus to enliven the palate. Navy Beans and Greens makes 4 servings 1 head escarole 5 carrots 1 can Navy Beans, drained and rinsed 1 lemon 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. […]