Fernando’s Whole Orange Marmalade

In Things in Jars On December 10, 2012 0 Comments

Axel F and I went to Mexico City for a few days last month, and it was such a great trip in so many ways, too numerous to… Read More »


Leek and Sweet Potato Soup

In Vegetarian Mains On November 6, 2012 1 Comment

This recipe was included in our first winter CSA newsletter. It is actually a great combination (I was happy not to be including any type of squash in… Read More »


The Apple Digest, or Ways To Use Up a Lot of Apples

In Baked Goods, Snacks + Appetizers On October 12, 2012 1 Comment

Jenean and I went apple picking with our parents this past weekend, a traditional New England fall activity I have actually never done before. It was fun! And… Read More »

What to Do With an Excess of CSA Vegetables? Pickles!

In Things in Jars On August 21, 2012 0 Comments

I hate to complain at all about the abundance of beautiful fresh vegetables we get in our CSA every week, but sometimes it’s all you can do to… Read More »

pasta with fresh tomato sauce

Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

In Vegetarian Mains On July 2, 2012 3 Comments

This is a classic from our childhood, modified just a little. The basic idea is that sometimes it’s so hot that you don’t want to cook any more… Read More »


Easy Chicken Thighs with Couscous and Spinach

In Meat Mains, Sides On April 27, 2012 0 Comments

This was so fast, and it’s all so simple and delicious… and it was pretty cheap too.  A $2 package of chicken thighs from whole foods (our meat… Read More »

Butternut Squash

Butter-Roasted Butternut Squash, Quiche, and Fast Fake Aioli

In Vegetarian Mains On February 15, 2012 0 Comments

I have to share with you this insanely delicious, absurdly simple way to cook winter squash.  Once again what I’m giving you is a recipe adapted from a… Read More »

Poblano Cream Soup Shots

N! Y! E!

In Desserts, Snacks + Appetizers On January 30, 2012 0 Comments

This post is a little late – but I still wanted to get it up to show you all the things we made for our New Year’s Eve… Read More »


Transforming Leftover Roast Chicken and Vegetables

In Meat Mains On January 24, 2012 2 Comments

I roasted a chicken the other night, along with the standard root vegetables (carrots, potatoes, turnips, onions, celery, garlic cloves, etc).  It was wonderful (but everyone knows how… Read More »


Mark Bittman Couscous Casserole, Veggie Style

In Vegetarian Mains On January 5, 2012 3 Comments

This recipe (from How to Cook Everything) is fairly easy, and the results smell and taste a lot like lasagna (yay!), but without the hassle of boiling/wrangling noodles… Read More »