Oh, chicken thigh, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. You are the work house of weeknight dinners. You show up, you know the drill, you are stubbornly delicious. Plus, you’re affordable. And widely available. Here are 10 ways to make dinner with a pack of humble chicken thighs… Pizza chicken (!)… Read More
I love Pad Thai so much that I’m one of those weird people who will order it at a Japanese restaurant (where it’s usually tacked onto the menu as an afterthought). Until recently I never tried making it at home because I assumed it involved complex ingredients, but I have good news: there was only… Read More
For any of you who might be in a lunch rut: return to the trusty tuna melt! I had one today, and it totally hit the spot. The secret is using tuna packed in olive oil, good bread that will toast up well, and extra sharp cheddar cheese. The tuna melt just got sexy, amirite?
Last week, I invited my my good friend, Joanna, over for lunch. I knew I wanted to serve something tasty and slightly more special than say, turkey sandwiches –but it was also a weekday, so I could only really spare half an hour in prep time. So I decided on: –Fresh baguette warmed in the oven with the… Read More
Last night, my friend Liz came over, and we made quinoa burrito bowls. It was so damn delicious and super easy, and a nice change from pasta. Here’s how to do it: First, make a batch of quinoa as instructed, and add in a bay leaf as it simmers. When it’s done, give it a few fluffs,… Read More
Last night, I posted a photo of my dinner on Instagram and a few of you asked if I would blog about it. I was totally tickled and also laughing to myself because: before I worked up the energy to make dinner and post that photo, I had been standing in front of my empty fridge,… Read More
The first time I made Cacio e Pepe, I ate it with such dumbfounded suspicion that the person across from me actually asked if everything was alright. “I’m fine,” I gasped. Cacio e Pepe is a pantry meal at its finest, a pasta dish so fundamentally simple, yet so elegant and unfussy and delicious, that it seems like a a… Read More