Recipes

New Favorite: Tomato Soup

New Favorite: Tomato Soup

His favorite soup is tomato. Consequently, I’ve tried well over a dozen tomato soup recipes and thought I had found my favorite, until this one by Jennifer Steinhauer showed up in the New York Times’ What to Eat This Week eblast. Ingredients 1/2 lb salted butter […]

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

This vegetable Bibimbap recipe is adapted from Martha Rose Shulman’s recipe in the New York Times. It’s super simple to prepare. If you’re a good multi-tasker, it could take as little as 45 minutes. Ingredients Butternut squash Canola oil 1 Tbl soy sauce 1/2 Tbl […]

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

This Vietnamese sandwich, I recently learned, is traditionally served on Vietnamese bread, which is somewhat similar to a fresh French Baguette. The recipe below is one I adapted from the recipe on the Cooking Light website. Ingredients 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 3/4 Tbl sugar […]

Cookie Cutter Sugar Cookies

Cookie Cutter Sugar Cookies

Homemade Multi-Color Sugar Cookie Dough This sugar cookie recipe is ideal for using cookie cutters because the dough doesn’t lose its shape or spread too much, and it’s nicely sweet and crispy. It is adapted from the Stained-Glass Cookie recipe included in The 1971 Betty […]

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites After trying something like this at a party catered by Memorable Cuisine Catering, I knew I had to try making it myself. The ingredients in Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites are simple and there’s no cooking involved (though you’ll want […]

Ginger Curry Cauliflower

Ginger Curry Cauliflower

Most of the ingredients for this Ginger Curry Cauliflower recipe can be prepared ahead. Cook the cauliflower and measure out the oil butter and spices and set aside. Then, about five minutes before you want to eat, you’ll complete the last couple of steps in […]

Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese

Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese

Simple Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese I discovered this celery salad recipe in a pinch one afternoon, when the only fresh vegetable on hand was a bag of celery. The recipe didn’t sound very impressive, but I decided to give it a go anyway. Now […]

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower This low calorie dish is simple to make and is the perfect bag lunch. You can warm it up or eat it at room temperature. This Coconut Cauliflower Curry recipe was adapted from the one on the SkinnyMs website. Ingredients 2 cloves […]

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

This fresh and light pizza sauce is a perfect complement to yeast-free St. Louis-style pizza. Ingredients 5 oz crushed tomatoes 3 oz tomato paste 1/2 Tbl sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh basil 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder Method In […]

St. Louis Style Pizza

St. Louis Style Pizza

This no-yeast pizza dough is super light and crispy. Like most fresh pizza dough, this one freezes well. So if you’re making just one pie, place the second disk in a high quality freezer bag and freeze immediately. This St. Louis-style Pizza recipe is adapted from […]

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn This Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn recipe was adapted from the one on the Food Network website. Ingredients For the curry 2 Tbl vegetable oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger 1 […]

Lentils and Kale

Lentils and Kale

This lentils and kale recipe is a nutritious, low calorie meal. Best of all, lentils and kale is a warm and satisfying meal that can be prepared start to finish in about 10 minutes, when you make the lentils ahead of time. Store the lentils […]

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto

This low-cal version of classic risotto is adapted from the one on SkinnyTaste.com. It’s a simple recipe but it requires your undivided attention. The asparagus-mushroom risotto must be stirred gently, and almost constantly, for almost 30 minutes. Asparagus-Mushroom Risotto Recipe Ingredients 2.5 cups homemade vegetable […]

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

Simple Baked Kale Chips You will be hard-pressed to find a healthier or lower calorie snack than baked kale chips. They’re easy to make, and the kale can go from garden to your snack table in under an hour. These chips are crispy and salty, […]

Dutch Baby (German Pancake)

Dutch Baby (German Pancake)

Dutch Baby Recipe This recipe is so easy to make. Simpler, even, than making fried eggs or an omelet. Place the ingredients in the blender and pour into the pan with melted butter and cook. That’s about it. Adapted from the recipe on NewYorkTimes.com. Ingredients […]

Grapefruit Tart with Homemade Mascarpone

Grapefruit Tart with Homemade Mascarpone

Grapefruit Tart Recipe This grapefruit tart recipe was adapted from the one on Epicurious.com. It is fresh and light, and the presentation is stunning. Ingredients Sweet pastry dough For filling 4-5 grapefruit 3 Tbl grapefruit juice, squeezed from membranes 8 oz homemade mascarpone cheese at […]

Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough Recipe This Sweet Pastry Dough recipe was adapted from the one on Epicurious.com. It takes about an hour and a half to complete, start to finish. It is very versatile, lightly sweet, and It makes enough for one 9″-10″ tart. Ingredients 1 […]

Chocolate Biscotti

Chocolate Biscotti

This chocolate biscotti recipe was adapted from the one on David Rubel‘s website. They’re super chocolatey and just the right mix of crunchy and chewy. They’re relatively easy to make and quick, too. From start to finish – just over an hour. Ingredients 2 eggs at room […]



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