Green up your kitchen with veggie-centric dishes.

Warm Stone Fruit Salad with Chile and Lime

Posted May 23, 2018

Before we dig into this Warm Stone Fruit Salad with Chile and Lime, let’s dig into what’s going on. When you finish a gigantic project (like a book), you generally go through a time when you can’t figure out what…

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5-Minute Wake-Me-Up Breakfast Bowls

5-Minute Wake-Me-Up Breakfast Bowls

Posted May 15, 2018

Sometimes, when the seasons switch, I crave an easy recipe for eating lighter and a method for sticking to that lighter eating. I devised this recipe for 5-Minute Wake-Me-Up Breakfast Bowls for both of us, to bring on spring in…

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Kimchi Guacamole

Kimchi Guacamole

Posted April 19, 2018

This quick Kimchi Guacamole recipe will take you through Cinco de Mayo (which is fast approaching) and well into summer Margaritas by the sea or your sunny backyard, wherever you choose to unwind and grab some rays. I’ve been thinking…

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2 Recipes for Beans from Scratch

Posted April 4, 2018

The two most reliable ingredients in my pantry are beans and rice. And, in turn, the two most reliable recipes are these Two Recipes for Beans from Scratch.  The variety of beans or style of rice doesn’t matter, and hasn’t really…

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A Grilled Butternut Squash Recipe

Posted February 7, 2018

Before we dig into this Grilled Butternut Squash Recipe, a quick cookbook update: I’m in the homestretch now. My cookbook manuscript is due next week and I’m experiencing all sorts of exciting and frightening feelings right this very second. You…

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Bread Salad Days: Summer Cornbread Panzanella with Honey Dressing

Posted August 15, 2017

Everything changed when we “discovered” panzanella. Suddenly salad could have chunks of bread and the definition of “greens” began to shift to include all manner of decidedly non-leafy fruit and vegetables. A classic tomato-mozz-basil-and-ciabatta became our go-to potluck offering and…

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