Julie | August 19, 2011
If you asked me what my favorite food was when I was a kid, my immediate answer would have been chicken divan. This easy casserole of chicken, broccoli, creamy sauce and crunchy cheesy crust was one of the first recipes I learned how to make with my mom, and it was also one of the [...]
Julie | August 3, 2011
Pickles, fritters, and a summery pasta dish that highlights zucchini in two ways: sauteed with red onion, and ground raw into an herby pistou that clings to the pasta with a splash of cream.
Julie | May 3, 2011
Yakami, an odd little family tradition at my house, is a rudimentary soup based around pork broth, spaghetti, and hard boiled eggs.
Julie | April 20, 2011
A flavorful, fragrant ragu for pasta is the perfect use for dark-meat chicken, particularly when you don’t much care for the taste.
Julie | March 29, 2011
Antipasto pasta salad may be tasty, but it pales in comparison to gooey, chocolatey s’mores cupcakes with toasted marshmallow meringue frosting. The perfect treat for a third birthday celebration!
Julie | January 3, 2011
A trip down Memory Lane with a very simple soup of macaroni, milk and butter.
Julie | October 26, 2010
Homemade sweet potato fettuccine makes a striking color contrast with Brussels sprouts, white beans and shavings of cheese—not to mention a good excuse to play with my new toy, a food dehydrator!
Julie | October 22, 2010
After going a little crazy with winter squash varieties at the farmer’s market, here are two squash dishes: simply roasted sweet dumpling squash, and butternut squash macaroni and cheese, with a rant about hiding food from picky eaters.
Julie | October 8, 2010
Shave and a haircut… This simple pasta highlights finely shaved Brussels sprouts with the addition of nuts, brown butter and Parmesan cheese, and is a great way to ease picky eaters into a fearsome vegetable.
Julie | August 17, 2010
Spins on two Italian-American chicken classics—slow-braised cacciatore and breaded chicken parm—with a side of raw kale slaw with apples and sunflower seeds in a sweet, tangy dressing.