Braised bok choy

Braised bok choy

This recipe makes a sweet, syrupy sauce that makes you want to eat it by the spoon.  Use fresh bok choy that have firm stalks. …

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Spicy green bean, cucumber, and tomato salad

Spicy green bean, cucumber, and tomato salad

This recipe is inspired by a recent trip to Vietnam – it’s an attempt to combine the crunchiness of green beans and cucumbers with the…

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Japanese one-pot udon soup

Japanese one-pot udon soup

This is a surprisingly simple and delicious soup.  Don’t be fooled by the long-ish list of ingredients – everything is done in one pot, making…

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Quick pickles

Quick pickles

I like making these pickles, which are pretty sweet, as an accompaniment to summer dishes.  Adapted from Smitten Kitchen. Ingredients 2 large seedless cucumbers, cut very…

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Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

Watermelon, feta, and mint salad

This is one of my favorite summer salads – the freshness of the watermelon and mint is perfectly balanced by the tanginess of the feta. …

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Pasta with bitter greens and breadcrumbs

Pasta with bitter greens and breadcrumbs

This is a simple but delicious pasta that combines the bitterness of greens, umami of anchovy, and crunchiness of breadcrumbs. Adapted from Bon Appetit. Ingredients 2…

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Zucchini herb soup

Zucchini herb soup

This is a great way to use up extra zucchini, that combines the freshness of the vegetable and herbs like dill and parsley.  The soup turns…

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Cauliflower in tahini pomegranate sauce

Cauliflower in tahini pomegranate sauce

Crunchy cauliflower meets nutty tahini and tangy pomegranate.  Adapted from The Guardian and Yotam Ottolenghi. Ingredients 2 medium heads of cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets…

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Grilled chicken with Za'atar

Grilled chicken with Za’atar

The spices and crunch of the Za’atar blend perfectly with the lemon to create a very more-ish grilled chicken recipe.  Adapted from Serious Eats and Bon…

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Asparagus and broccoli salad with parmesan and pine nuts

Asparagus and broccoli salad with parmesan and pine nuts

The perfect, fresh spring salad adapted from 101 Cookbooks. Ingredients 1 bunch of asparagus, cut into 1.5″ spears 1 small bunch baby broccoli or broccoli…

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