Dinner


Braised Short Ribs with White Beans and Kale

We graduated. By which I mean Garrett graduated. By which I mean, there are no more Friday night classes and Sunday study sessions. WOOOOOHHOOOOO!!!! In my mind this also meant we’d have soooooo much free time. You know the kind filled with lazy mornings and late night dance sessions? The […]

Braising short ribs in red wine until tender and serving them over Parmesan loaded beans and flavor-packed kale makes for a linger-worthy dinner.

Cornbread + Jalapenos + Ground Beef = an affordable one pan twist on tamales.

Skillet Tamale 2

Cornbread + Jalapenos + Ground Beef = an affordable one pan twist on tamales. Want to skip the bits about my mom and just get to the grub? Just jump to the recipe. If my mom hadn’t been my mom, she would have made a fantastic audio book narrator. It’s […]


Chicken Tagine

Since I last shared a recipe, a lot has happened. A few Saturday Steals made it on the blog. I wrote several dozen posts for clients, flew to Saint Louis to see my sister and her family, and read Molly Wizenberg’s new book, Delancey. But, these aren’t the reasons for […]

Chicken Tagine

Latin Style Chicken and Rice

Latin Inspired Chicken and Rice

I so badly wanted this weekend’s cauliflower coleslaw recipe to be good that it pains me even now to write about anything else. We’ve established this routine, this Sunday schedule of sorts that involves a heavy amount of pot lifting and knife chopping because you know – we’re pretty into […]


Sweet Potato and Pork Tenderloin Tacos

In April of 2010, I was a grad student living in Northern California. I shared a rickety old apartment with one of my best friends. It was really close to BART – so close when the train passed the glasses on our shelves rattled. But it was home and we […]

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