Thai Chicken Satay

After spending a few weeks in the polar vortex, my family and I returned to the Bay Area in mid-January to discover that summer has come early this year. Really early. Dire drought emergency and looming water rationing aside, I … Continue reading → The post Thai Chicken Satay appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Green Tomato Fritters

For many of you across the northern hemisphere — those who are currently wrapping yourselves in full arctic expedition gear just to get to work — this will not be a timely post. Here in dull-weather California, however, I still … Continue reading → The post Green Tomato Fritters appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Incredibly Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

There are only so many homegrown tomatoes that an urban backyard farmer can consume. (Yes, even here in San Francisco! Sun Golds by the Bay!) Tomatoes don’t last long on the counter (a ruthless gang of fruit flies holds unopposed … Continue reading → The post Incredibly Easy Tomato Soup Recipe appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Baked Chicken with Lemon Marmalade Glaze

Thanks to my many generous, green-thumbed, food-loving friends, my kitchen cupboards are crammed year-round with homemade jams: persimmon butter, blackberry and poppy flower preserves, grapefruit marmalade, quince jam, green tomato and chili chutney (made by the coauthor), and many more. … Continue reading → The post Baked Chicken with Lemon Marmalade Glaze appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garbanzo Beans and Almonds

If you’re lucky enough not to have the genetic mutation that makes people hate Brussels sprouts, then there is a very good chance you’ll love these roasted Brussels sprouts with garbanzo beans and toasted almonds. Roasting at a high temperature … Continue reading → The post Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garbanzo Beans and Almonds appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Camp Cooking: Magic Layer Pie

It’s officially camping season and all around me, throngs of outdoor adventurers are readying their camping gear and pondering whether to head for the mountains or the desert, the coast or the woods. Me? I’m already planning the menu ....more

Baked Eggs with Greens and Goat Cheese

If you loved Robin’s famous Baked Eggs in a Potato Crust, you’ll also love these Baked Eggs with Greens—though probably not quite as much as those damn potato eggs! I’m just being brutally honest. There’s no way any other baked … Continue reading → ...more

Science of Taste: Another Great Video from KQED’s QUEST Series

I love KQED’s excellent QUEST series. Their videos and radio stories present nuggets of science and nature in the most engaging, informative, and watchable way. I’ve already shared their videos on The Science of Cheese and The Science of Sourdough. … Continue reading → ...more

Beets Brighten Up this White Bean Hummus

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with beets, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Two Lazy Gourmets, we love us some beets. We love them steamed, pickled, roasted, and even raw. We wouldn’t be lying if we … Continue reading →The post Beets Brighten Up this White Bean Hummus appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more

Roasted Carrots with Rosemary

I have a garden! And OMG IT MADE CARROTS! After decades of apartment living, last year I finally moved to a sweet little house with a beautiful, sunny backyard. But it’s still San Francisco, after all, so my first season … Continue reading →The post Roasted Carrots with Rosemary appeared first on Two Lazy Gourmets ....more