Tag Archive: winter

Braised Fennel and Leeks

This was the second course of my friends dinner, and it was pretty good except this definitely is a side dish and I didn’t put it on the side of anything, so it… Continue reading

Acorn Squash Cream Soup

Wow so easy, wow so delicious! Also kind of a game changer because now who needs or wants a bread bowl?? Anyway… I was having wonderful out-of-town friends for dinner. Another wonderful friend… Continue reading

Glorified Lentil Soup

So named because we were trying to be experimental, and then Carey says it’s really just glorified lentil soup. Whatever, it was delicious, and healthy, and made use of all the random stuff… Continue reading

Sweet Potato, Kale, and Split Pea Soup

This was delicious, and beautiful, but also a lesson in reading ingredients: the recipe from Dough Eyed Girls calls for a can of diced tomatoes, and when I was putting the can into… Continue reading

Baked Apple with Almond Egg-White Filling

This was one of those recipes where I pretty much had everything in my kitchen to make it anyway, I just needed apples. And I actually bought 3 different apples to see which… Continue reading

Stuffed Eggplant with Quinoa, Chickpeas, Tomato, and Tahini Sauce

Sometimes I get to play sous-chef, like when my friend Adrianne invited me over for dinner and made this super delicious and beautiful dish from Dishing Up the Dirt. So good! – Slice… Continue reading

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

This soup was super easy and delicious, and perfect for when it’s cold out and you’re just feeling tired. I got the original recipe from Smitten Kitchen, and here’s how it went down:… Continue reading

Brooklyn Snow Cone

This is a take-off of what we used to do all the time when I was a kid in Minneapolis: Make snow cones out of freshly fallen snow! You don’t have as many… Continue reading

Dead Vegetable Soup

I had carrots, parsnips, and celery wilting in my fridge, as well as half a thing of diced canned tomatoes (transferred to a jar) leftover from the harvest curry. Soup time! Dead vegetables… Continue reading

Harvest Curry with Chickpeas

I had been eyeing this recipe from The Lemon Bowl for a while, and now that I’ve made it and it was so easy and awesome, I think variations of it will be… Continue reading