cook | sheet pan shrimp scampi.

Quick but delicious weeknight dinners are my jam. I don’t like to spend more than 40 minutes but I don’t want to be completely boring or entirely routine. I like a bit of variety and I like to have a bunch of strong meals in my rotation. I recently tried a new sheet pan recipeContinue reading “cook | sheet pan shrimp scampi.”

cook | spicy linguine with clams.

I love making linguine with clams–and I like to change it up; sometimes a red sauce, sometimes a white wine one. This one was made with some leftover tomato sauce I had in the freezer and needed to use up. I added white wine, garlic, spicy red pepper flakes, parm, and a little basil beforeContinue reading “cook | spicy linguine with clams.”

cook | niçoise porch life.

Salad niçoise is one of my go-to’s for back porch summer dinners, especially with guests. I like that guests can mix and match–add anything to their salad they like, and leave off stuff they don’t care for. It’s a win win. And now that we’ve finally got back porch weather, bring on those entree salads. WhatContinue reading “cook | niçoise porch life.”

weeknight dinner | pappardelle with clams.

This was a simple, quick, but super delicious weeknight dinner. All together, it took about 20 minutes, from start to finish. Little necks, and any other clams for that matter, are readily available and cheap around these parts. Hello, weeknight dinner. It’s simple, throw tons of garlic, parsley, red pepper flakes, and olive oil intoContinue reading “weeknight dinner | pappardelle with clams.”

fried rice | weeknight dinner.

I’ve been trying to keep my weeknight cooking easy but filled with variety this winter. I hate getting into food ruts. This shrimp fried rice is the perfect midweek dinner that’s super quick, easy to execute, and definitely filling. Plus, its a fun way to use shrimp and the rice is chock full of friedContinue reading “fried rice | weeknight dinner.”

woolens x weeknight dinner.

Jared Flood’s new book is a dream. As if my obsession with Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns could get any stronger, enter Woolens. If you haven’t grabbed a copy, please do. It was a great pairing for a fish vera cruz weeknight dinner on the back porch. The recipe is from America’s Test Kitchen BestContinue reading “woolens x weeknight dinner.”