Category Archives: Recipes and Cooking

Delicata Squash Pasta with Lacinato Kale and Mozzarella

Hi all. So, it’s been a while. Work has, unfortunately, been getting in the way of play, so while I’ve still been cooking up a storm, the time I’ve had to actually write down my recipes and post them has … Continue reading

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Super Easy Dinners: Ground Beef Stroganoff

Sometimes a girl just needs some comfort food. To me, that means warm, gooey, and earthy—exactly what a good beef stroganoff is. A real beef stroganoff takes a bit of time and money though. You are supposed to use a … Continue reading

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Couple’s Cooking: Roasted Leek, Mushroom, and Fresh Pea Risotto

I love spring. Food-wise, it’s my favorite season for produce. I’m a huge fan of peas, leeks, asparagus, arugula, greens, and radishes. So, when I saw a beautiful bunch of leeks at the farm stand this weekend, I couldn’t resist, … Continue reading

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Reader Request: Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Unfortunately, I missed last week’s cover cooking challenge due to stomach issues. Fortunately, I’m a big fan of comfort food and have a ton of easy, warm recipes to make when my tummy is in recovery mode. One of those recipes … Continue reading

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Super Easy Dinners: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

I’ve mentioned before that almost never cook anything that makes fewer than four servings. It doesn’t make sense in small kitchen. Ingredients are sold in larger portions than are needed for just one or two servings, so I’d be stuck trying … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Smitten Kitchen

Most people who know me know that I am obsessed with Deb Perelman’s blog Smitten Kitchen. Deb is perhaps one of the greatest examples of an amateur chef who gained world renown through blogging creative and easy-to-follow recipes. Though she … Continue reading

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Irish Feast Leftovers: Salmon Colcannon Cakes

I love fish, but I don’t cook it often. For one thing, it’s expensive. For another, it doesn’t save or reheat well. One of the keys to tiny kitchen cooking is efficiency. Cooking larger quantities allows for fewer grocery trips, … Continue reading

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