Tag: savory

rosemary chicken

“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at ones most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, and the wisdom of cookbook writers.” My dad just got home from Newport and brought me a little tin box full of family recipes.  They’re […]

chicken tortilla soup

Who said comfort food can’t be healthy?Yeah, I know I kicked off my series of “comfort” recipes with the quintessential butter-and-cheese-laden maceroni and cheese casserole. But I think you all deserve a little bit of comfort everyday, not just on mac-and-cheesy days.So I came up with this soup. It’s full of nutrients, vitamins, lean protein, light […]

tomato soup

My dad said that he could have soup and a toasty sandwich every day, and never get tired of it. This soup is traditional, mellow, and has a lovely tomato flavor.  It conjures up peaceful, childhood memories — without coming from a red and white can. As the days get cooler, and the air gets […]

curry mushroom samosas

Today, I was in the mood for some appetizers. I was just at home, trying to perfect the art of doing nothing before school rolls around. At lunchtime, as I stared into my everyday, refrigerated quinoa salad… something inside of me was yearning for some deep-fried-one-bite-fancy-little-finger-foods. Behold the samosa.  I enhanced the mushroom flavor with […]

avocado salmon toast

Sometimes, the best lunches are the simple ones that happen on a slice of bread. Today, I am going to share a recipe that’s less of a recipe and more of a guide to one of my favorite lunches.  This is a summery take on one of my all time breakfast favorites: lox and cream […]