Magic Green AP Sauce

I haven’t been in school for over ten years, much less in full-on “Back 2 Skool” mode. And yet, like clockwork, every September rolls around and I’m eager to get back to the mellow routine of whatever a schoolyear without anyone in actual school might feel like. (We do call Jack’s wonderful daycare “baby school,” […]

Spaghetti Pie with Mozzarella and Chard

A couple of Christmases ago, we hosted the big holiday dinner in what was then our new home. I reeled with grand visions of rustic roasts, an ocean of hearty, comforting, yet modern and interesting sides, well-chosen wine, and some sort of rich dessert that would go every bit as far as clinching the meal without […]

Baked eggs

BEFORE WE START:  I wrote the bulk of this post back in late March, right after we moved into the new house.  Though I am happy to report our weather has vastly improved, the recipe, you will find, is no less relevant. I recently made a playlist called Blinding Sun.  It’s inspired by, well, the […]

Eggs in purgatory

Right now may not seem like the time for a Comfort Dish. For the kind of stuff that, between about November and March, I bust out once per week at a minimum. In the time-honored tradition of Putting an Egg On It, this dish is really just a standard bowl of stuff that tastes good […]

Pantry raid: porcini + whole wheat linguine carbonara

It’s been a long time since I’ve made carbonara. I’m not sure if the last time I made it was, indeed, the last time I wrote about it, but I’m not ashamed to admit it’s possible. But first, I have to tell you:  I think time just became unglued for a second. My husband is […]

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