Category Archives: Recipes

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Orzo

Had a bunch of asparagus, and needed to make a side. I wanted nothing complicated, super simple, and found this. Hat tip, Supper For A Steal. Recipe (3-4 servings): 1 cup orzo (whole wheat or regular) ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ … Continue reading

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Delicious Easy Cauliflower Gratin

BOMB SCARE at my child’s school this morning! So this is the world we’re living in. Some asshat sends an email late at night, “targeting” a bunch of schools, and our education gets shut down, 29 million dollars are expended, … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup, “The Only One You’ll Ever Need”

Making this weekend. Recipe (4 servings): 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon ground cumin (I like to toast cumin seed, then grind with mortar/pestle) ¼ … Continue reading

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Aquafaba?

Chickpea liquid, used like egg whites? Check it out! Slate article with Meringue recipe Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

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Pomegranate Persimmon Goat Cheese Salad

Perfect for a dinner party. I brought the goat cheese rolled in walnuts to the host’s, ready to heat, in case we weren’t eating right away, which, often, at dinner parties, you don’t. When persimmons are out of season, I … Continue reading

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Classic Tomato Soup

While we’re on the subject of soup, picky eater only likes tomato, so I decided to find a good recipe and landed on this one. My kitchen sort-of looked like a crime scene after it was all over (*see Tip … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger Soup

SOUP! OMG, it is FINALLY cooler in Los Angeles, after what seemed like a four-month heat wave. This is my favorite, I found it when I had an abundance of carrots needing to be made into something, now I make … Continue reading

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Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Hat tip, epicurious. I’ve known Janet and Suzanne since I was 10 years old, and we all have daughters. A couple of times a year, one of us hosts a Mother Daughter sleepover, and as many daughters as are in … Continue reading

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Squash Baked Eggs

One of the best recipes ever, bar none. I have made this numerous times, it is fantastic for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Hat tip, Macheesmo. 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 cup shredded yellow squash (1 small) 1 cup shredded zucchini … Continue reading

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Takeout-Style Sesame Noodles

Hat tip to NYT Cooking, these have become a mainstay, I’m making them every couple of weeks, just to have a go-to in the fridge when busy. You control the spice. Recipe (4-5 servings): 1 pound Chinese egg noodles (1/8-inch-thick), … Continue reading

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