Cinderella Sauce

Not everyone enjoys pumpkin flavored foods, and that is their complete and utter prerogative. For this reason. I must refer to this recipe not as pumpkin flavored, but instead, as pumpkin enhanced. Cinderella arrived at the ball in a carriage created from a pumpkin from the garden, and this element of the story worked to…

Butternut Squash out the Hunger

Butternut squash is a delicious jigsaw puzzle that, once cracked, unlocks an ochre flesh of buttery nutrition. Make it the star in a production of soup that features a strong supporting cast of mung beans and kale. The result is a flavorful pot of bubbly performance that is well-deserving of a standing ovation (in the…

Merrily Taking It

Want to show you care? Flowers are good, but food is better. Make a ton of this fantastic stew filled with Mediterranean flavors. Enjoy some for yourself, and deliver the rest takeout style to a friend in need. This is one of those dishes that tastes even better the next day, so leftovers are encouraged. Stomachs…

I Kale Chardly Wait for Dinner

Bear with me while I engage in the telling of a personal anecdote to set up the need to showcase this recipe. Feel free to skip and scroll down to the actual recipe to avoid this moment of self-indulgence. Thank you for your time. Despite our differences in protein consumption, Bearded Man Person and I…

Soup to My Level

It may be the middle of summer, but I still can’t resist a hot cauldron of bubbling vegetables. Your fridge is an apothecary cabinet full of ingredients to successfully brew a hunger-curing potion. Meaning, this acts as a great way to clean out your fridge and justify your penchant for over-purchasing vegetables. Rich hummus thickens…

Turmeriffic Sweet Potato Patties

Bind together rust-colored sweet potatoes with ecru-esque cannellini beans and emerald swaths of spinach. Turn up the flavor with a blend of spices, smoky and sweet. Don’t forget salty ores of feta and a speckle of onions and garlic. Voila, dinner is served! 1 Large Sweet Potato 1 Can (15.5 oz) Cannellini Beans, Drained &…

You Dip, I Dip, We Dip

Friday evening, I readied myself for an outrageous , monumental, and ambitious evening of … Absolutely Nothing! Donning my clever and appropriate “NAMAST’AY IN BED” tank top, nothing could hold me back. But what about dinner? Food consumed without the restraint of cutlery, in bites large and small while relaxing on the couch, something spicy,…

Spagready!

I enjoy trips to the grocery store. Though I am susceptible to impulse buying and sometimes I might spend a little too much during a visit – it was on sale and you gotta spend money to save money! – it is generally an overall fun and relaxing experience. That said. Sometimes on a Sunday…

Brussel up Some Grub

No need to balk at Brussel sprouts. Move past your prejudice of this overly mistreated vegetable. Rid your mind of the association with soggy overcooked mushy leaves. Change your flavor paradigm. Roasting tinges the delicate green of this tiny robust cabbage with golden brilliance. The addition of bell peppers, shallots, and garlic bolster the freshness…

Nothing is Im-Pasta-ble

A beach picnic is not complete without some form of fill-in-the-blank salad. Al-dente heart shaped pasta absorbs a lively vinaigrette alongside fresh and colorful veggies. These bright Mediterranean flavors are made even bolder when seasoned with a little beach sand blown by the wind on a sunny day. 1 lb. Tri-Colored Pasta 4-5 Fresh Baby…