Savory Cast Iron Oatmeal with pickled egg, avocado and kale I had this idea to make a super bowl smoothie bowl: beautifully arranged berries (raspberry, blueberries) battling it out against an artful splash of rich green kale. I’ve never made a smoothie bowl, I’ve made a smoothie, I’ve topped plain yogurt with things, but these […]
Yesterday was tuna Tuesday. Loathe to make anything, except baked goods, the same week to week this presents a challenge for my morning weary brain. But this week leftovers aided the challenge. Tuna plus avocado kale salad. Add harissa and the result is creamy without mayonnaise, packed with peppers heat and flavor, bright and bold […]
Tart lemons and crisp garden fresh kale tempered by a generous portion of cool creamy avocados and salty grated Parmesan make this simple salad startlingly good. Good enough to share. Because who doesn’t want a salad that satisfies? In my twenties I didn’t cook much. I lived in one apartment for almost year and the […]
Start with the flavor of nutrient rich blueberry and zesty ginger, then add a bit of banana, one more power punch of antioxidant rich pomegranate and you’ll never know you’re getting your greens on. Unless of course remembering that you’ve got your greens in makes you happy. Then remember, rejoice, do a yoga move or […]
Egg Salad, Tuna Salad, Potato Salad. I never follow a recipe. And my lunches are the better for it. Always familiar but never exactly the same. I suppose there is a sort of recipe floating in my head; the key components that without would make the salad seem incomplete. The rhythm, the back beat.
Sit down at the keyboard with no plan, no plot, no character living on the edge of your brain and scratching to get in. Write a scene with no dialog, very little action, and long rambling descriptions of scenery. Bore even yourself. Netflix, Netflix, Netflix Begin to think about baking. Remember all the baked goods […]
Straight forward, simple, and forgiving of interruptions. My father used to make this when I was a kid. Not for us, for him. So the memories I have of this dish are visual not gustatory, not that most kids want to try leafy greens and eggs- even with cheese melted all over the top. But […]