QUINOA ORZO WITH ASPARAGUS + PRESERVED LEMON DRESSING

Purchasing my first bundle of asparagus each year marks a tectonic shift in our kitchen. I feel ready to let go of heartier soups and starchy roots as I start…

Yummy Supper : FRESH GINGER TEA

I thought about sharing a decadent holiday recipe with you today. After all, this is the time of year for indulgences like Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Flaky Sea…

MASSAGED KALE WITH POMEGRANATE, PERSIMMON, AND PISTACHIO

I LOVE this salad! I know. I know. Some of you glance a kale recipe and roll your eyes. I get it, we’ve seen A LOT of kale action over…

MAPLE GLAZED CARROTS WITH CINNAMON, CUMIN, HAZELNUTS + MINT

I gotta tell you guys, this book of mine has taken me on a crazy adventure over the past two months. I found myself hanging out at some great farmers’…

PHYLLIS’S RAW ASPARAGUS + FENNEL SALAD

I’m sure those of you who regularly read food blogs are well aware of Phyllis Grant and her bad ass blog, Dash and Bella. Phyllis’s writing is funny, raw, heartbreaking,…

SUPER SIMPLE RADISH SALAD WITH CREME FRAICHE

A few months back, Paul and I went to a dinner at Camino celebrating David Tanis’ latest book, One Good Dish. The entire meal was delicious, but I haven’t been…

QUICK HOMEMADE RICOTTA + A LEMONY GARDEN PASTA

I hear the old lock click as the gate to our backyard squeaks open. Footsteps cross the gravel. The garage door springs open wide as Otis tucks his bike away…

Yummy Supper : POMEGRANATE GRANITA

Granita. I’m a sucker for sparkly jewel-toned shards of delicious ice. Light, refreshing, and super easy to make, granitas are my go-to dinner party dessert. While I do enjoy granitas…

KALE WITH JAPANESE SESAME DRESSING

Sesame dressing seems to make everyone gobble down heaps of greens with abandon. This flavorful dressing is easy to make and it quickly transforms simple blanched kale or spinach into…

FIG TARTLETS WITH HERBS + HONEY

Figs are on my mind. A quick glance out our kitchen door and you see a massive fruit tree, our very happy fig. No matter how we trim it back,…