Garden Broccoli

Not all recipes have to be fancy. Sometimes their only value is to remind us how to cook the thing we already love. I take it for granted that I know how to cook salmon. Crispy on the outside, silky smooth on the inside. For those of you looking to perfect restaurant-style seared salmon, this post is for you. It’s simple, straight forward, and nearly foolproof.

Caramelized Pearl Onions

Pop one of these buttery, sweet onions in your mouth and you’ll know it was worth the wait.

Carrot Ribbons

Why are vegetables 1000 times more fun to cook and eat when they look like ribbons?

Aztec Kale Salad

Served with a cup of Creamy Tortilla Soup, this salad makes the perfect Mexican-inspired dinner. To make a complete meal of the salad alone, toss in some chicken breast, cumin-marinated tofu, or carne asada.

Creamy Tortilla Soup

We went to Costco the other day not for groceries, but for the free samples. Don’t pretend like you don’t do that too!

Carrot Latkes

We went to Costco the other day not for groceries, but for the free samples. Don’t pretend like you don’t do that too!

Adventures in Beets

Beets. People either love them or hate them. But when you really give them a fair chance, you begin to notice their complexity and delicacy.

Braised Celery

I bet you didn’t know that celery can be used in more recipes than just salads!

Roasted Asaparagus and Bell Peppers

This simple side dish is the perfect accompaniment for just about any entree. It is light enough to complement fish or chicken, and strong enough to stand up against a steak dinner.