Cod with Romesco Sauce by Amy Roth Photo. Recipe: Bon Appetit Magazine

Cod and Potatoes — Whole30 Check-In

A week and a half in, and I'm doing great with Whole30! There have been no mid-afternoon slumps or hangriness to deal with, but eating this way does require much more thought than simply throwing together a quick sandwich or heating up an Amy's cheese enchilada entrée. (Honestly, I needed an … Continue reading

From the Market — The Kickoff

We went straight from winter to summer around here, and not a moment too soon. I'm stuck in an office today instead of out enjoying perfect grilling/hanging out/whatever weather, but at least it gives me time to reflect on last weekend's fixin's. We're going to have some green on this blog … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Grill!

It's been too long since I last posted -- a heady combination of travel, an insane work schedule and a cold that wouldn't quit conspired to keep me from updating -- but I had to kick off the Memorial! Day! Weekend! with something grilled, so here you go: Lamb burgers with gluten-free … Continue reading

They call me “Tater Soup”

I found myself at home mid-week trying to sleep off a sinus infection, but got bored with all of that lying about after a while. (This development is disturbing to me, since I used to be quite happy lazing the day away, watching trashy TV and napping. When did I turn into my dad, needing a … Continue reading

The meal in the iron pan

This slushy winter weather has pressed my cast iron skillet into heavy rotation lately. As our mothers and grandmothers knew, cast iron cookware is perfect for homey meals or stove-to-oven cooking with a minimum of mess. Awash in laziness last weekend, I decided to try my hand at a Spanish … Continue reading