Category Archive: Easy

Delicata Squash and Sausage Crostata

I was visiting my great aunt which always means fun cooking projects. This time she had a beautiful delicata squash in her fridge that she wanted to feature somehow. Some lenghty googling and… Continue reading

Funny Pasta

As we enter into the darker part of the year, a friend invited me to a feast in honor of our ancestors. One part of it was to bring a dish that reminded… Continue reading

Informed Voter Tomato Tart

Last night my friends had a pot luck to research and discuss the many people and measures on the Oakland ballot so that we would be ready for Tuesday. I decided I wanted… Continue reading

Japanese Quick Pickled Cucumbers

The inspiration for this one was: 1) I was having folks over for dinner and every dish I had planned was (miraculously) regionally cohesive, but I needed an appetizer. 2) There’s this restaurant… Continue reading

Chili Garlic Leek Toast

Leeks!! I had two halves left over from my soup, and I’m heading out of town so I had not much else… but I have toast! And almost everything else for this recipe… Continue reading

“Creamy” Cauliflower Soup

Blender girl is right – this is totally easy and outsizedly delicious. Here’s all you do: – Sauté 2-3 minced garlic cloves with the white parts of 2 leeks (thinly sliced) in 2tbsp… Continue reading

Grain-free Crepes: 6-way Taste Test!

I really want to make a crepe cake. I’ve wanted to make one forever and just haven’t. Well, the holidays are coming, and it’s time!  But which type of crepe to use??? Let… Continue reading

Quinoa Kitchari

  There’s this dosa/kitchari food truck near my new office and I have gotten the kitchari a couple times. It’s super good, and healthy, and I thought it would be easy to make. And… Continue reading

Broccoli Kale Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

  Saw quiche in a coffee shop this afternoon and got a craving. This totally sated it.  From My Utensil Crock – basically just make a sweet potato crust by: – thin (mandolin) slicing sweet potatoes… Continue reading

Sweet Corn Zucchini Mushroom Bake

    This was, according to dinner guests, “crack” – so delicious (probably because of all the butter and cheese…) and the sweet corn was definitely the star so don’t skip that! Another recipe… Continue reading