Nov 272015
Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Oatmeal Bowls

Thursday November 26th, 8:27 pm: “I will never ever eat again.” Friday November 27th, 9:02 am: “I’m starving, where is the pie?” It happens to all of us: After feeling more stuffed Thanksgiving night than the bird in the middle of the table, somehow we wake up the next morning even more ravenous than usual. [read more…]

Nov 222015
Butternut Squash & Kale Stuffin Muffins

When you’re assigned the task of making stuffing for friendsgiving, it is no joke. It is arguably the most important component of any thanksgiving feast, and the amount of recipes out there can be daunting. Corn bread or regular bread? Sausage or pancetta? Sweet or savory add-ins? But I’ve finally uncovered the secret to perfect [read more…]

Nov 122015
Seared Salmon with Maple-Mustard Sauce

We all know that when life gets busy, cooking is one of the first things to go. I’m guilty of it too, although due to my somewhat frugal nature (aka shamelessly cheap), rather than ordering take-out this means resorting to a combination of hummus, cereal, peanut butter, and anything else I can find in my [read more…]

Oct 182015
Apple Pie French Toast Bake

It’s apple week on cook tush! After a big day of apple picking last Saturday, followed by lugging approximately 20 pounds of apples back from Westchester to Manhattan, I had to make good use of our loot. That means I have not one, but TWO apple recipes for you this week. Here’s the first (and [read more…]

Oct 042015
Brussel Sprout-Black Bean Tacos

It’s very simple: I love brussel sprouts. I also love tacos. I’m actually pretty disappointed in myself that I didn’t think to put the two together sooner. I can’t take credit for the idea, either–I stole the concept from an amazing dish I had at Dirt Candy, a magical mecca for the trendy, vegetable-loving New [read more…]

Sep 222015
Thai Green Papaya Salad

I have some bad news, people. Prepare yourselves. Tomorrow is the first day of fall, which means right now, at 10:14 pm eastern standard time, there is only 1 hours and 46 minutes left of summer. So I’m going to spend those precious moments remembering one of the best parts of my summer–an amazing cooking [read more…]