Creamy white beans simmered in tomato sauce with shallots, garlic, and sage. Great as a side or main dish.
You know a recipe is a keeper when you start cooking it and people appear over your shoulder saying, “oh my God.” I don’t know why I haven’t posted this recipe before, but it would be a crime to keep it to myself any longer. It’s delicious, easy, fast and people will ask you for the recipe.
A fresh and simple pasta in a light tomato sauce with garlic, kalamata olives and cannellini beans. A true 20-minute meal made with pantry staples, and you can customize it based on what you have.
Flaky whitefish baked in a light tomato sauce with garlic and kalamata olives. Ridiculously easy, quick, healthy and you can use extra tomato sauce to make a side of pasta by the time the fish bakes.
A fresh, satisfying salad with savory flat-iron steak, sweet corn and tangy chimichurri vinaigrette.
Salad. I know.
“Salad,” you’re thinking, “is what I eat when I’m trying to feel healthy.” The days are getting shorter, your workday is *feeling* longer, and maybe you’re just not about trying to sink your teeth into a spa menu right now.
A refreshing yet satisfying soup featuring tender chicken, savory tomatoes and warming peppers. A twist of lime and avocado slices keep things feeling light and fresh. When I was in college, I lived like a lot of college students: in a terrible, no-good, very bad apartment. It flooded every year or so for various different reasons.
Sweet, soft pears and pine nuts complement a mix of buttery, nutty and bitter lettuces dressed in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. Summer isn’t over yet and I’m trying to squeeze out every last drop, but… fall has undeniably started creeping into my thoughts. Maybe it’s just from spending the majority of my life in school and teaching, but once August hits everything goes into overdrive, hurtling toward September like a defensive end on a pass rush…
Cowboy cut pork chops seared to perfection in a sweet peach sauce with just enough spice to keep things interesting. A showstopper for date nights in, or you can slice the chops to feed up to four. What’s better than a night out on the town? How about one where no one has to find parking, everyone gets a big juicy pork chop with a sweet, peachy glaze, and no one has to drive home after eating said deliciousness…
Pasta in a creamy parmesan sauce, topped with roasted tomatoes, spicy sausage and nutty arugula. Simple enough to throw together tonight, flavorful enough to make again for company this weekend. I’ve had a whole lot to celebrate lately. Between the little girl we’re expecting in November and all the excitement that comes with planning, visits with loved ones, and a slew of weddings—including three of my bridesmaids…
This Italian bread salad boasts the best summer garden bounties and toasted bread cubes, all tossed in a tangy white wine vinaigrette. It’s big enough to bring to your block party—and keeps well enough to keep all to yourself. Is there any better feeling than walking out to the garden on a sunny day, picking a juicy cucumber, rinsing it off, and eating it right then and there like an apple?