Category Archives: entree

Chile & Potato Stew

I was happy to find this recipe is a keeper. Slightly adapted from FOOD52’s post of Deborah Madison’s Potato and Green Chile Stew. Other than the poblano, chances are good that you already have everything you need to make this … Continue reading

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Calibrating Your Oven (Dial) // Carnitas Recipe

I never knew this! However, I don’t think it will work on the Wolf range at the house. Or my vintage hotplate at the studio. I’m thinking of getting an induction hotplate for the studio. I can’t keep even heat, … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Roasted Broccoli

Here’s my non-recipe for our Grammy night dinner. I decided to go meatless, since we had delicious fried chicken AND ribs at Izabella’s one-year birthday party this afternoon. So I whipped up a little something using stuff in the fridge: Step … Continue reading

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Sunday night dinner (warm lentil salad with roasted butternut squash)

This is a recipe that I’ve made twice, a bit differently each time. Deb at SmittenKitchen.com never steers me wrong! This recipe is a delicious combination of textures and flavors: Spicy Squash Salad with Lentils and Goat Cheese I pre-cooked … Continue reading

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Anniversary Dinner

Our anniversary fell on Super Bowl Sunday this year! We had a very unsportsman-like dinner of Black Cod Broiled with Miso, from the Minimalist Mark Bittman, steamed rice, and roasted veggies. The vegetables were a mix of all sorts of … Continue reading

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Portobello and Zucchini Tacos

Dinner tonight, after a so-so wardrobe sale at the studio, was pretty much exactly as written from Martha Stewart’s site: http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/portobello-and-zucchini-tacos. It’s a delicious dish, and a definite keeper. Tasty, easy, meatless — a great recipe to have tucked away. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken and Mushrooms on Polenta

When I got to the kitchen this morning, I realized that it was the “sell by” date on the package of chicken thighs in the fridge. More often than not, these are the sort of issues that puts things in … Continue reading

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