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

Ratatouille!

I never thought I’d say this, but I love ratatouille! I’ve always found it kind of gloppy. But when I had leftovers from the tart, I julienned them and found out that done just right, there is nothing gloppy or yucky about it! So this is more about my process than the ingredients, which are … Continue reading

Yellow Squash Bread with Meyer Lemon Glaze

Summer squash is here! I know I’ll be sick to death of it by the end of the summer, but I really do enjoy it in baked goods. This is another awesome Pinterest find – original recipe here. It’s lighter than a standard zucchini bread recipe, and I used yellow squash instead which ends up … Continue reading

Squash and Sweet Potato Greens with Polenta

Oh, polenta.  How I love thee?  Let me count the ways.  You are incredibly easy.  You are amazingly cheap.  You go with just about anything.  And you are oh, so delicious. To be honest, I wouldn’t eat polenta for years.  My mother eats a form of polenta called “mush” that is pan-fried and covered with … Continue reading

Roasted Veggie Panini

This is another kitchen sink recipe. It’s not even really a recipe. It’s really just a formula. Bread+spread+grilled veggies+cheese=delicious. Generally use some combination of squash, onions, eggplant, and peppers, cut to about the same thickness, brushed with olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper. I have a nifty panini grill that chars them perfectly: … Continue reading