Category Archive: Mains

Begun Bharta – Indian Eggplant Dish

I had this delicious begun bharta with a friend via take-out and thought, “I should make this!” Well, I did make it, but theirs was better. But I think I know what I… Continue reading

Fish Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa

Inspiration for this one came from the tomatillos and red cabbage that I also got from Rebecca’s CSA bounty. Google the two together and everyone says fish tacos – done! I have been… Continue reading

Pumpkin Black Bean Broccoli Quiche

I had been out of town and came home to a fairly empty kitchen that contained a few promising items: frozen broccoli (that I had bought fresh but couldn’t use in time) a… Continue reading

Spiced Swordfish with Herbed Butter

Randomly I was lamenting the lack of swordfish in my life and then, thank you universe, my cousin said she was picking some up! Enter Grilled Swordfish a la Cousin Wendie: First, she… Continue reading

Slow-cooker Chicken with Mustard Seed and Thyme

This was my first experience cooking a WHOLE chicken, and it was no joke! I had bought the chicken to make into soup but then thought, why not do something different? Enter this… Continue reading

Eggplant Curry

I’ve had this unopened red curry paste burning a hole in my cabinet. Also the eggplants at the store were looking pretty amazing, so that’s how we ended up here. I found 2… Continue reading

Layered Salad

Another Food and Wine salad, this one totally bastardized and potentially not as good as the original, but a fun one to play with. Basic concept is layering a bunch of stuff, including… Continue reading

Fried Chickpeas with Spinach and Chorizo

So chorizo is amazing – I’m constantly craving it, and also constantly looking for new recipes that incorporate it. I’d also bought spinach, so googling the two led to this recipe from the… Continue reading

Avocado, Radish, and Fresh Corn Salad

So named because, of all the ingredients I included, I think those are the essentials. Other ingredients I put in: – Arugula (or any green) – Tomato (or maybe a citrus?) – Sunflower… Continue reading

Garlic Chicken Soup

I was worried that I was coming down with something at a rather inopportune time (although when is an opportune time?) so I decided to load up on garlic and other healthy stuff.… Continue reading