Asparagus & Fennel Soup by Amy Roth Photo

Whole30 Week 3: Vegan and Not-So Vegan

This week's post is dedicated to Kenji Lopez-Alt, that test kitchen god (and managing culinary director at Serious Eats) whose recipes formed the backbone of the best meals I made this week. Only minor tweaks were necessary to make them Whole30-compliant; though I'm really starting to hate the … Continue reading
Cast Iron Ribeye Steak | Amy Roth Photo

Steak, Spinach and Another Cookbook Giveaway

UPDATE: Congratulations to Sarah Cordes, winner of the cookbook Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan!  To say I've been in a cooking rut would give the wrong impression entirely; it isn't so much a little ennui-filled rut as it is the Grand Canyon. Gil doesn't cook and doesn't much care … Continue reading

Field to Feast: Spinach

Kasha and I are back with more Field to Feast posts this week! Head over to The FarmGirl Cooks for more ideas on what to do with what's in season. Spinach never was something I ate as a child, so I'm not sure when or where I developed my love for it, but love it I do. And after hardneck garlic, … Continue reading

From the Market — Week 2

This weekend's farmers' market was a great example of the early bird getting the worm. We lazed around Saturday morning instead of hitting the market when it opened and by the time I got to the vegetable booth (15 minutes before closing), the only produce available was potatoes and spring … Continue reading

Sunday Dinner

Sometimes it's best just to keep things simple, especially when trick-or-treating starts before 4pm around here. Zuni roast chicken, mixed greens salad with parm & persimmon and sautéed mixed mushrooms. recipe (and doggie Halloween pics) after the jump … Continue reading