Category Archive: Sides

Chickpea Flour Pumpkin Bread with Bacon Grease

I had a can of pumpkin burning a hole in my cabinet. And I had this bacon grease from a time when friends came over and made bacon and I saved the grease… 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

“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

Orange Almond Flour Chia Seed Muffins

  So good that I couldn’t not blog! I have now made them twice, which is a rare occurrence for me. They kind of taste like lemon poppyseed muffins – except they’re orange chia… Continue reading

Sweet Onion Cups with Sweet Potatoes and Matzah Pinenut Honey Crumble

  First of all, gluten-free matzah is way better than regular, which is not something you can say about much. Second – super funny that THIS is the recipe they have on the back… 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

Amaranth Quinoa “Risotto” with Sautéed Mushrooms

  So, sounds fancy and delectable, but it wasn’t that great. Kind of just tasted like amaranth. Sorry friends-who-always-invite-us-over-and-make-us-delicious-food! If only we’d made you the Orange Roughy from last night…. But I think it… Continue reading

Sweet Potato Hash

  I was at my mom’s, and we were making brunch for 8 people. Kind of a lot, but I do have a history of massive brunches with my old roommates on the upper upper… Continue reading

Caramelized Broccoli with Garlic

  I’ve only ever thought of caramelizing onions (or sugar) so the thought that you can caramelize broccoli was intriguing! This recipe from Food and Wine was great, although all of the stages take longer… Continue reading

Raw Avocado and Cucumber Soup

 I feel like all I’ve been eating for the past 3 days is avocado and yogurt (I do have a chicken roasting in the oven so don’t worry – or maybe do worry… Continue reading