Julie | March 13, 2012
We have had some absolutely gorgeous weather in the last few days, enough to really feel spring in the air! My dad and I finally got out to the community garden yesterday afternoon to check on the few plants we decided to try overwintering, and here are the (rather surprising, to me at least) results: [...]
Julie | August 13, 2011
Pasta embedded with zucchini, creamy zucchini-spinach soup, and even zucchini brownies—yet more ways to eat up that prolific pile of squash.
Julie | March 16, 2011
Fancy food for weeknights: garlicky prawns, pan-seared steaks, and cheesecake. What more could you ask for?
Julie | March 5, 2011
These little pork meatballs, served in pitas with an aromatic yogurt sauce, keep defying my descriptions, but their vaguely Middle Eastern/Mediterranean flavors had me salivating nonetheless.
Julie | November 23, 2010
An unusual recipe for lamb dumplings in a scorched yogurt sauce, more tasty than it sounds.
Julie | September 26, 2010
A bowlful of sunshine is always welcome on an autumn afternoon, and this golden tomato soup with filling barley and fresh shelling beans fits the bill.
Julie | September 22, 2010
A Pacific Northwest meal inspired by the flavors of Greece and Turkey: Salmon marinated in pomegranate molasses, honey and garlic, served over a bulgur pilaf studded with purple hull peas, radish greens and golden cherry tomatoes.
Julie | August 29, 2010
Garlicky baby eggplants steamed and stir-fried with intense Chinese flavors for a meal that increased my confidence in my ability to eat eggplant.
Julie | August 23, 2010
Chard stems and okra pickled in vinegar are my contributions for this week’s Preserve the Bounty challenge.
Julie | August 19, 2010
An oddity of a meal—whole chicken braised in milk with lemon zest, sage and cinnamon, with rice to absorb the curdled sauce. It may not sound appetizing, but the flavor and tenderness of the meat make it worth trying (and trying again!).