Chipotle Apple, Onion and Fruit Galette

Life has been remarkably hectic lately, so playing in the kitchen hasn't been much of an option. But when Jedd bought me a beautiful bag of apples, I realized that a galette would make a simple and beautiful dinner. ...more

Apple Tomatillo Salsa

It's the best of both worlds right now. We still have summer produce, but we're also getting treats from fall. And that includes apples ....more

Spicy Lentil Salad with Chili Oil Vinaigrette

Happy 350th recipe everyone! That's kind of a fun number, so I'm going to post this recipe which is one of my favorites. ...more

Easy-to-Make Weeknight Heirloom Tomato Galette

This time of year (at least where I live), having puff pastry in the freezer is like having half of a meal made before even starting to cook. ...more

Blood Orange and Jalapeno Margarita

Jalapenos and blood orange juice might sound like a slightly odd combination, but they're not. In fact, they work so well together that I guarantee that you'll make audible noises when you take a sip of this ....more

Orzo Salad with Oregano, Parsley and Chive Pesto

Fasten your seat belts folks, we're getting into the thick of produce season. And I love it. ...more

A Spicy Treat: Tomato Water Bloody Mary

Recently Jedd I have been watching a lot of Top Chef, which has been really fun. Thanks, Hulu! We'd only seen a few episodes on television, because we only had Bravo for a nanosecond in '07 ....more

A Lush Summer Cobb Salad with Lemon Chicken

Minus the tomatoes, a cobb salad can pretty good any time of year. The ingredients don't really need to rely on any particular seasonable produce, so it's a fairly independent type of meal. ...more

Blackened Chicken with Grilled Avocados and Jalapenos

This little dinner is stunning and pretty healthy. And by “pretty healthy,” I mean “very healthy.” The spices are all good for you and avocado and jalapenos? Oh, yeah ....more

Proust Had Fond Memories of Madeleines, We Had Cricks In Our Necks. Hello, Berry Whip!

Yesterday was my mother's birthday and I told her I would like to make her a birthday dinner - but that she was on her own for her birthday dessert. Because she makes amazing deserts. ...more