A Hack for Super-Whippy Hummus

As I’ve mentioned to a handful of friends & family while growing this baby, I’m not so much having cravings as I am highly susceptible to the power of sense/suggestion.  Sights, smells, even some sounds will suddenly implant in my brain the image of a ham & cheese croissant, a steaming bowl of something curried, a whole […]

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 […]

That one kale salad

“Yes, but which one?” He had a point. The one with avocado and lemon and pepitas?  The one with pecorino and red pepper flakes and breadcrumbs?  The one with dates and almond butter and lime?  The one with… Today, Sunday, we were charged with bringing a salad, after making plans to see friends we hadn’t […]

World’s best hummus

In every household, I think each member has Certain Stuff Only They Make.  Growing up, my dad made:  all weekend breakfasts (of both sweet and savory persuasions); all soups; all non-dessert bread products; anything in jars, including applesauce, tomato juice (both au naturel and pre-seasoned for Bloody Marys), grape juice, peaches, pears; all pies (no […]

Spring vegetables + buttermilk dressing

I’m kind of having what I’m calling a Tinkerbell moment.  I figure, if I clap enough and believe hard enough, Spring will eventually arrive in all its astonishing and gentle glory. You see, Spring this year has not been really showing up for work.  We all know it’s technically the season known as Spring, and […]

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