Deep Dish Double-Crust Pizza

This beauty has been a favorite in our house for a while now.  Like any pizza, it’s so forgiving and willing to absorb any random things you have hanging out in the fridge.  This iteration took care of about 4 bell peppers and an onion, along with some other random meats and vegetables.  The key … Continue reading

Oodles of Zoodles

I bought myself a new kitchen tool, a mandolin, and put it to use right away with our newest squash use – Zoodles! Zucchini noodles, or “Zoodles,” aren’t a new thing, and they’re certainly not difficult.  All you do is slice zucchini on your thinnest julienne setting on a mandolin.  Some recipes recommend using them … Continue reading

Roast Vegetable And Goat Cheese Bread

I’m totally on a bread baking kick right now.  I’ve been teaching my 3 year old how to bake bread and it’s such a fun thing to do together.  She gets to add all the ingredients, punch down the dough, and I even let her cut slits into the top of last loaves.  Perhaps I … Continue reading

Amaranth Greens and Sweet Pea Frittata

Ahhh, the frittata.  The catch all for those vegetables you just don’t know how to handle.  When amaranth greens showed up again, I decided that the forgiving vehicle of a fritatta to get them to the table. Seriously.  How pretty are those leaves? It’s like summertime in a skillet! And anything that ends with a … Continue reading

Penne with Bacon, Leeks, and Peas

This is a super simple pasta dish that came together with just a handful of ingredients and the time it took to cook the pasta.  It made for a really filling weeknight meal that left a ton of leftovers for weekday lunches. Penne with Bacon, Leeks, and Peas Serves 6-8 1 lb penne pasta 1 … Continue reading

Faked-Up Bi Bim Bap

Hi! Remember me? I used to blog here sometimes. And then I started my PhD and got hired back as a professor and my daughter turned 3 (hello!) and a bunch of other crazy stuff happened and I stopped writing about food. I still cook food, a lot. I still get my CSA and come … Continue reading