Classic Berry Swirl Ice Cream

This post was originally published on this siteIf you love a classic berry swirl ice cream, this is your recipe. Intense, bright strawberry or raspberry sorbet threaded with the creamiest waves of vanilla. This version is made with cream, but I’ve also posted a non-dairy version here. It is my absolute favorite flavor, and yes, […]

An Amazing Vegetarian Paella

This post was originally published on this siteLet’s make paella! You can absolutely do it, and for this veg-centric, California-inspired take on the Spanish classic, you don’t need a special pan. Many paellas feature various meats and seafoods, but vegetarian paella can be a revelation. This version is fully loaded with a rainbow of seasonal vegetables […]

Berry Swirl Ice Cream (Vegan, Dairy-free)

This post was originally published on this siteAs far as ice cream goes, berry swirl ice cream is my favorite. Intense, bright strawberry or raspberry sorbet threaded with the creamiest waves of vanilla is hard to beat. I often make a classic version (and will post that version before the weekend), but wanted to challenge […]

Grilled Zucchini & Bread Salad

This post was originally published on this siteThe only zucchini recipes that have my attention right now call for pounds of it. One half cup here, or a medium zucchini there just isn’t going to cut into the supply coming out of the garden. Apparently many of you feel similarly, because a lot of you […]

Pasta with Smashed Zucchini Cream

This post was originally published on this siteThere is an incredible amount of zucchini coming out of our garden right now, and I’m focused on using it. This means ignoring recipes that call for small quantities of zucchini, turning my attention to making things that can put a real dent in the supply. Enter this […]

How to Make a Great Vegetarian Poke Bowl

This post was originally published on this siteLet’s talk about how to make a great vegetarian poke bowl. Poke is a much-loved, traditional, raw fish preparation, long popular in Hawaii. Fishermen would season bits of their catch, and snack on it while working. Poke (pronounced poh-kay) has exploded in popularity, well beyond Hawaii, in recent […]

Sriracha Rainbow Noodle Salad

This post was originally published on this siteThis is a noodle salad you’ll crave every day. A radiant, color-flecked tangle of noodles, cabbage, shredded carrots, pickled sushi ginger, and an abundance of cilantro, basil, and scallions. It has tofu and peanuts, coconut, ginger, avocado, and hemp seeds. The dressing(!) – it’s simple but strong, and […]

Fourth of July Roasted Tomato Salsa

This post was originally published on this siteI love this salsa recipe, and make it every year for Fourth of July. While it appears deceptively average, it actually delivers electric flavor with each bite. When you’re ready to move on from salsa fresca, make this. What you’ll have is a deliciously vibrant, earthy, and slightly smoky-tasting […]

A Really Great Coconut Corn Salad

This post was originally published on this siteA favorite corn salad perfect for summer. Here’s how it goes down.  Five ears of corn, shaved in quick fashion, then sautéed in a bit of butter, or olive oil. I tricked it out with thyme, red onions, toasted almonds and coconut. Simple. Delicious. Continue reading A Really […]

17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes You Need this Summer

This post was originally published on this siteYou ready for a challenge? This is going to be the summer you’re going to diversify your collection of vegetarian grilling recipes. You up for it? If you haven’t already, it’s time to push past basic veggie burgers. And my hope is the ideas here will help you […]

Edible Flowers

This post was originally published on this siteI like to use edible flowers – both fresh and dried – in my cooking. The fragrance, the color, the range of petal shapes – it all makes them irresistible to me. Spring and summer are when I encounter the widest range of blossoms, and because I get […]

Simple Sautéed Zucchini

This post was originally published on this siteI saw a table at the market the other night groaning under the weight of a mountain of summer squash. Squash that looked like it wanted to avalanche its way into my basket. I took pity, grabbed a bunch, and made my way home. I ended up using […]

Lime & Blistered Peanut Coleslaw

This post was originally published on this siteIf you ask me, a great coleslaw recipe is created with good knife skills and a short list of easy-to-find ingredients. Equal importance being placed on both ingredients and the cut of the cabbage. When cabbage is cut into ribbons that are too wide, the slaw ends up […]

Brilliant Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Everyone Loves

This post was originally published on this siteNon-alcoholic cocktails don’t have to be a bummer. And, there are an increasing number of reasons to enjoy them over their boozy counterpoints. For example, if you’re pregnant, if you’re attempting to improve your health overall, if you’re taking a break from alcohol, or if you’re just tired […]

Green Falafel Bowl

This post was originally published on this siteNo surprise, the cornerstone of this recipe is the golden-crusted, spinach falafel. If you look at the photo, you’ll see the pan-seared patties hanging out in the 5 o’clock position. They’re crusted, golden, browned on the outside, tender and lemon-flecked on the inside. They’re also packed with good-for-you […]

Favorites List (6.9.19)

This post was originally published on this siteHi all! Here’s a fresh list of links, recipes, reading, and watch-worthy gems for the week ahead. I’m working on a garden edition for the next one.  – Road Tripping with Diana Kennedy (NY Times)  – 12 Lovely Swimsuits (great links in comments too!) – Best Books for […]

Avocado Asparagus Tartine

This post was originally published on this siteLunch on Monday was pretty great, and dead simple. I smeared avocado across toasted, day-old slabs of sesame bread, and started by layering a bit of arugula on top. Added a few stalks of garlicky caraway-sprinkled asparagus beyond that, and the final touch? A few toasted pepitas. Caraway […]

A Simple Asparagus Soup

This post was originally published on this siteIt is asparagus soup season. The markets here have shifted from yellow and orange orbs of citrus to banks of green asparagus, baskets of artichokes, bouquets of green garlic, and tiny favas the size of my ring finger. There are massive tangles of purple lilac and eggs for […]

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’ve ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn’t the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto from a real Italian grandmother last week and now I understand the difference and what makes this pesto […]

Rhubarb & Rosewater Syrup

This post was originally published on this siteThis, my friends, is how you want to use that rhubarb you’ve been seeing at the market lately. It’s a syrup, sure, but I’d venture to guess it’s a syrup unlike any you’ve tasted. It has a lot going on, tartness from the rhubarb, tang from fresh lime […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

This post was originally published on this siteYou all know by now how much I love a rustic, family-style dessert. And really, the list of desserts that fit the bill better than a simple fruit crumble is short. For those of you who’ve never attempted a crumble, it’s quite simple. Start with fresh seasonal fruit, […]

Favorites List (5.19.19)

This post was originally published on this siteA fresh list of links, recipes, reading, and watch-worthy gems for the week ahead. Enjoy! – Watching This: Street Food – the Jay Fai episode is gold. – Excited about: Heirloom, Single-Origin, 100% Pesticide-Free Cardamom – This Podcast To Cook: Hetty’s Gozleme, this, this, this, this, & this. […]

15 Inspiring Spring Recipes

This post was originally published on this siteAsparagus, fava beans, and artichokes are the holy trinity of my springtime cooking. I’m always slightly crushed as citrus season phases out, but baby favas on everything makes up for it. Almost. Oh, and the strawberries! With that in mind, I thought I’d round up a selection of […]

Roasted Strawberries

This post was originally published on this siteThis is a recipe I tucked into the final pages of a cookbook I wrote eight(!) years ago. You’d likely miss it if you skip the little recipes that tend to find their way to the miscellaneous or accompaniment section at the back of many cookbooks. It might […]

Curried Tomato Tortellini Soup

This post was originally published on this siteI installed the Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen app on my phone last year, and it was a real eye opener for a few reasons. The app is actually just a simple checklist of ingredients to incorporate in your daily diet – ideally, every day. Beans, berries, spices, nuts, […]

A Few Words on How to Cook Artichokes

This post was originally published on this siteThis is a primer on how to cook artichokes – if you’re going to invest the time into cooking artichokes, you want them to be fantastic. Spring is the time I tend to cook them once or twice a week. And, although the process takes time and attention, […]

Ten Turmeric Boosted Recipes + Giveway

This post was originally published on this siteTurmeric fans, this is for you.  I’m teaming up with @diasporaco for a GIVEAWAY of a year’s supply of my favorite turmeric. That’s FOUR jars of vibrant, potent, organically farmed, single-origin turmeric grown in Andhra Pradesh, India with a 4.7% curcumin content. TO PARTICIPATE: Follow both of us ( […]

Favorites List (3.24.19)

This post was originally published on this siteA fresh list of links, recipes, reading, and watch-worthy gems for the week ahead. Enjoy! – To Make: Folkloric Immunity Tonic (Andrea Gentl + CAP Beauty) – Let’s talk about eye health! (In Fiore + Dr. Elise Brisco) – Photos: Southern India (in my Insta Stories) – A […]

How To Make the Creamy, Toasted Coconut Milk of Your Dreams

This post was originally published on this siteLet me start by saying, if you already make your own nut milks at home, you have to try this. I mean – walk to your kitchen, turn the oven dial, and get some coconut in there. You have to trust me here. I started making homemade toasted […]

The Ultimate Vegan Nachos

This post was originally published on this siteLet’s do nachos today. I know the title says vegan nachos, but whether you’re vegan or not, when you need a nacho fix, this is how you should roll. At least once. Just to see if you like them. I mean, nachos are always a crowd pleaser, and […]