Tag Archive: Recipe

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

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

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

Stir-Fried Noodles with Chinese Five Spice Sausage

There’s this awesome spice shop near where I live and I just bought some spices there, including Chinese Five Spice, which came with this lovely little recipe! So I tried it… Totally good,… 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

Gluten Free Croissants

Not easy, but doable! Because this was pretty successful, and there were a number of things stacked against me: I have never made puff pastry before – even the gluten kind (although I… 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