Instant Pot Cauliflower Curry

If your picture of fall does not involve butternut squash and red lentils and cauliflower cooked in a coconut-creamy red curry sauce and po...

Heirloom Tomato Salad

I’ve thrown together a lot of tomato salads in my life. And certainly not all need to be highlighted here…That said, I made one over the wee...

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup

This past week I was talking to a reporter from MarketWatch and as I told the story of Budget Bytes I joked about being a broke college grad...

The Weekend Dish: 9/7/2019

Happy first Saturday in September! Are you doing anything fun or fall-y today? The weather has been beautiful here; looking forward to a we...

Friday Eating & Reading

What we’re reading and eating this week: How to Cook for Every Back-to-School Meal, by yours truly. I’m late on this one, but if you misse...

I LOVE LISTS

  I LOVE LISTS Some back -to-school dinners for you, from me via TheKitchn When I worked in a photolab, I loved seeing people’s burning ma...

Blueberry Salad with Balsamic Dressing

How to make everyone want to eat salad? Add blueberries! This blueberry salad with spinach, feta, and a balsamic dressing is a total crowd p...

La Cidrerie

When I heard about La Cidrerie, I knew I wanted to go there. I like beer, but I don’t have the same capacity for it as locals do; young peo...

Easy Vegan Burrito Bowls

This recipe is sponsored by California Walnuts They’re juuust spicy enough to be fun. They’re filling but not heavy. They’re versatile and...

Here’s What We Know

Every Saturday… well, most Saturday nights, I settle in to write the Let It Be Sunday post for you.  It’s my favorite time of the week when...

Leg of Lamb, Lemon and Mint Salad

  Rare is the book that changes you from within. That shifts your way of thinking, even if subtle, so that every breath, every step out...

Some News

Every New Year’s Day for the past few years — and by New Year’s Day, I of course mean, the first day of school — I’ve had the same resoluti...