Breaking News: Zucchini Noodles are Actually Good

Have you tried zucchini noodles? Up until recently, I assumed they were a hoax. Any internet sensation claiming a vegetable is “as good as real pasta” rarely holds my attention. But then, one day not long ago, I was browsing HomeGoods and stumbled on this tiny little zoodle maker — you just stick a zucchini in and twist, almost like… Read More

Easy Shrimp Rolls

All summer I’ve been craving lobster rolls, but it’s hard to justify splurging on one when they’re so pricy and completely gone in three minutes. And then I was reading this interview with Joanna Goddard about her dinner plans for the weekend and they included SHRIMP ROLLS. Just like lobster rolls, she explained, but for a margin of the… Read More

4 Recipes I’m Loving

Anyone cook anything amazing recently? I haven’t gotten around to really photographing or writing up any recipes this summer, but I’ve still cooked and baked some things that I have really loved, so I figured I’d share, with my notes: James Beard’s Strawberry Shortcake from Food52 This shortcake recipe includes two hardboiled egg yolks (say what?),… Read More

A Genius Trick for Grilling Burgers

This past weekend, my brother and I tried something new for our family BBQ: instead of grilling burgers directly on the grill like usual, we cooked them in a sturdy cast iron skillet over the fire. What resulted was one of the best, juiciest burgers I’ve ever made. And it makes sense – according to… Read More