Swedish Meatballs

Swedish meatballs are not just for trips to Ikea – try these at home and you’ll wonder why you haven’t made them sooner!

Cheesy Rice Casserole

Gooey cheddar cheese, colorful veg and steamed rice make for a hearty and seemingly decadent dinner.

Baked Dover Sole with Veggie Pasta

Am I a bad blogger? I don’t always have my camera ready for meals, and when I’m hungry, it’s really hard to convince myself to stop, take photos, get the best lighting and… Continue reading

Polenta with Shrimp and a Trip to Brixton

A fridge and pantry full of items from Brixton Market in London gave way to an easy and fulfilling polenta with tomato and shrimp.

Sausage and Lentil Cassoulet

Easy, imprecise and packed with flavor! The perfect dinner for a lovely evening with friends.

One-Pot Chicken Stew

This is a hearty one-pot meal that would make you want to stay home from almost anything.

Vampire Chilies 3 Ways

Three simple recipes came from receiving a few vampire chilies to try out. They were versatile and pretty veg to sample!

Summer Vegetable Lasagne

Lasagne may not seem like the best way to show off summer produce, but going light on the cheese means you can taste everything and not feel like a dead weight once it’s all gone.

Simply Mushroom Pasta

On hot days, I love the challenge of coming up with the quickest, simplest meals that still taste great and don’t leave you hungry 20 minutes later.

Spring Spaghetti Primavera (and a Buttery Sauce Without Butter)

Spring is the best time to appreciate the finest vegetables, and this pasta dish lets them strut their stuff. Veggies, paired with a vegan alternative to a buttery sauce, make a light, easy pasta dish with lots of flexibility.

Lasagne-Style Pasta Bowl

I’m moving in three weeks. Ack. My kitchen is definitely not ready for this. For a few months, I’ll be sharing a two-person flat with two other people before moving into more spacious… Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

Right now, I’m what you might call “between vacations”. Two weekends ago, the gentleman and I were in Barcelona, where we enjoyed our share of tapas, gin and wine. (There are some truly… Continue reading

What I Ate for Easter 2013

Any excuse for a dinner party with friends is a good one, and Easter is a particularly great reason to share in a long, luxurious meal with friends or family.

Healthified Corn Chowder

This was the second-to-last meal of an unofficial challenge that I embarked on for two weeks in a rather long term between paychecks. It’s been two years and I still have trouble getting… Continue reading

Guinness Bread

St. Patrick’s Day may be gone for this year, but this bread is good year-round. It’s a bit sweet, chewy and stouty.