Tag: Vegetarian

  • Zucchini Burgers

     I hope you’ve been busy enjoying the summer: endlessly long evenings, hot summer nights, cool drinks, fresh produce. I surely have. We seem to eat quick, simple meals and linger on our deck enjoying the sounds of the evening: the city, firecrackers going off, kids playing, a cute raccoon family going out for the evening […]

  • On the Go Oat Breakfast Bars

    Managing the moving parts of life is a complex balancing act. It doesn’t seem to matter if you work 9-5, have a freelancers schedule, are a student, or are running after young children; challenges abound. Focusing on problem solving one challenge at a time has been a way for me to come up with solutions, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Quick Zesty Eggs for One

    I love cooking dinner for Mike and I, and I love cooking dinner for friends and family. There’s something really satisfying and exciting about dreaming up a new dish and then sharing it with loved ones. But sometimes, I don’t want to deal with all the fuss, the people, and the fear of making (and […]

  • Fancy Dinner Part 2 – Stuffed Paccheri

    Some time ago I made a recipe featured in the August 2010 issue of La Cucina Italiana Magazine, for stuffed paccheri. At this point, I can barely remember the occasion, how involved the recipe was, or what I originally intended to write about it. It was so involved, that I decided to split the recipe […]

  • Fancy Dinner Part 1 – Tomato Sauce

    Now that the weather has turned cooler I’m reflecting on the bounty of summer, and I don’t think I’ve properly gushed about this season’s tomatoes. Between our community garden plot and our weekly CSA pickups, I can’t remember ever having so many tomatoes that were bursting with such intense, sweet and complex flavors. The hot, […]