Last summer, while leafing through the pages of Nigella Summer, which I had borrowed from my local library, I came across her recipe for Soba Noodles with Sesame Seeds, which sounded so satisfying and perfectly summery. It had elements that reminded me of a delicious Taiwanese cold noodle dish that my mother used to make every…… Continue reading Soba Noodle Salad
Two quick and scrumptious make-ahead lunches that have saved me in these last few hectic weeks.
My cilantro conversion and a game-changing sauce/dressing that will forever have a place in my fridge.
Spicy, satisfying, warming jambalaya. Cook this now.
What to do with a potpourri of unused assorted vegetables…a couple of zucchini a day or two away from becoming limp, an eggplant on the counter developing more than a few soft spots, some grape tomatoes (neighbors to the eggplant) drying out, and a bulk pack of once-beautiful bell peppers I couldn’t resist buying at…… Continue reading Ratatouille & Polenta
I’ve been thinking about starting a cooking blog for a long time and just never got around to it…too busy watching reruns of Barefoot Contessa and Gilmore Girls, reading cookbooks and other cooking blogs I guess. I resolved this year to drink more water and my husband quickly informed me I had set the bar…… Continue reading Congee for the Soul