Calabacitas Tacos: A Fast and Easy Vegan Dinner

Calabacitas are a particular type of squash, similar to zucchini. A favorite restaurant here serves up a mix of zucchini, yellow squash, onions, and other good things, and calls it "calabacitas." I usually order it because I like saying the name. And because they're delicious! These tacos are easy to throw together on a weeknight, and fun for a weekend gathering. Use sprouted organic corn tortillas if you can find them. They're amazing. ...more

Dinner in 15 Minutes: Taco Night

At the time I got pregnant with my oldest daughter, I was working for Marion Cunningham, the proverbial fairy godmother of home cooking.  She wrote the current edition of the Fanny Farmer Cookbook, along with a slew of other books.  She was the best home cook I’ve ever come across.  Among the major perks of the job was being on the receiving end of the lunch Marion whipped up each day.  No matter how busy we were, she would take time to cook and serve a meal....more