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 | orange scented cod.

I love trying new fish dishes–particularly ones that stand up to cold weather. This orange scented cod with jasmine rice is just the dish. It really sticks to the ribs in a healthy way, and the doc and I really enjoyed it. Plus, it takes no time at all, so it’s the perfect weeknight dinner.Continue reading “cook | orange scented cod.”

cook | saffron pasta with zoodles.

Man! This dish! A new one I tried twice this late summer and definitely one to go in my regular rotation mostly because zucchini are plentiful and you can get them any season and not notice a lesser quality like tomatoes, for example. This pasta recipe using a combiation of bucatini and zoodles (that’s zucchiniContinue reading “cook | saffron pasta with zoodles.”

dinner | prosciutto wrapped sole.

Some days, my only opportunity to make and produce something creative is in my kitchen. And that’s o.k. because cooking can be as creative or as rigid as you’d like it to be. Often times, I might look in my fridge to see what I might make that I hadn’t planned and come up withContinue reading “dinner | prosciutto wrapped sole.”

cook | beef ramen.

This entire spring has been relatively cold and rainy. Day in, day out. We need the rain, but it leaves me is quite a funk. Some of the only creative outlets I’ve had in this weather are in the kitchen. And so, when it poured and poured last week, and the idea of walking andContinue reading “cook | beef ramen.”

cook | cod + lemony spinach.

This is a really simple, healthy weeknight meal. The baked cod, wrapped in prosciutto for a little bit of necessary fat, is smothered in salt, pepper, olive oil and baked until white and flaky, about 10-12 minutes in a 350 degree oven. I sauteed some onion, garlic, and spinach in a pan, and squeezed freshContinue reading “cook | cod + lemony spinach.”

weeknight dinner | flank steak tostadas.

Homemade tostadas are my newest obsession. I’ve always loved them, and I often fry my own tortilla chips, so why wouldn’t I be making tostadas like they are going out of style? Who knows why not, but now I am. These tostadas were topped with mashed black beans, mashed avocado, grilled flank steak (which IContinue reading “weeknight dinner | flank steak tostadas.”

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.”