Naan

During my Indian week at the start of the pandemic, I found a pretty simple recipe for naan that turned out great the first time I made it. But the couple times I’ve made it since, it has tasted more like a pretzel. I possibly didn’t take as much care with the instructions as I … Read more

Black beans and rice

This is a super simple preparation for rice that adds a ton of flavor. Saute a smallish onion + a few cloves of garlic in oil. When they start to soften, add 2c of rice and some cumin. Add 4c of chicken broth and a can of black beans. Cook for 15 minutes like normal.

Jicama Fries

Oh. Em. GEE. These have got to be the most delicious thing I’ve ever eaten. Even if they were high-calorie and unhealthy, I’d have to snack on them. But they’re neither of those two things!!! A whole jicama fruit (root? bulb??) has only 250 calories, THIRTY-TWO grams of fiber and more than 200% of the … Read more

Asparagus, Three Ways

Asparagus is super-yummy just tossed in a little oil and salt and roasted at high heat in the oven. But if you’re looking for a little variety, here are a few ways to dress it up: With Brown Butter and Lemon This one isn’t too terribly interesting. It’s basically just adding some lemon juice and … Read more

Roast Radishes with No-Olive, Herb-Almond Tapinade

Like most roast vegetables, roasting radishes is incredibly easy – after cleaning and trimming them, chop them into quarters and toss in olive oil and a little salt. Roast at 400° for 15-18 minutes and serve. However, unless the radishes themselves are suuuuuuuper flavorful, they don’t taste like much. Enter, this tapinade recipe!! BTW the … Read more