Archive for the ‘Vegging In’ Category
I’m becoming queen of the salads, huh? In my defense, after a filling brunch at Cafe Mogador on Saturday, I wanted to balance all that halumi cheese with something light and summery for my dinner at home. While flipping through my binder of recipe tear sheets, I saw this one from Health magazine for an [...]
Another day, another salad. I chalk it up to an indulgent weekend in the Catskills that consisted of chocolate chip pancakes, S’mores and Milano cookies. I must balance, I told myself. And so, I came up with a riff on Mark Bittman’s heirloom tomato and hard-boiled egg salad from his giant cookbook How To Cook [...]
I’ve pretended to like salads for far too long. I’m sorry, but there’s something about tasteless greens topped with raw veggies that has me reaching for a baguette two hours later. (Yeah, the whole baguette, not just a slice.) But what’s this? A salad recipe? Let me explain.
Someday I should photograph my recipe binder. There are magazine cut-outs, computer print-outs, Whole Foods fliers and cardboard pieces torn from boxes. Inside the binder was the recipe for these corn fritters, a dish I’ve been wanting to make for what seemed like eons. Knowing I had some leftover frozen corn kernels occupying my freezer [...]
I’ve been obsessed with the idea of breakfast pizza ever since I had it a few years ago in Boston. My favorite food + my favorite meal of the day = genius. I finally got around to making one a couple weekends ago, using a recipe from one of my favorite sites, The Kitchn, for [...]
I associate pad thai with a lovely Evanston Thai restaurant I’d venture to in college called Cozy Noodles & Rice. Well, that was before it had that awful fire and shut down for a long while. I also associate it with stomach aches and food comas. It’s usually greased up and probably loaded with MSG. [...]