Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

This is the dish that has become tradition for Christopher and me upon returning from the road. For us, any season of the year really, this bowl says welcome home.

Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Quiches always leave me feeling greasy and bloated. This one, my friends, is different. The crust is crunchy-chewy (healthy and gluten-free) quinoa, and the midsection is filled with garlicky chunks of broccoli and the sharp tang of Cheddar. And, as my 7-year-old daughter proved, this is a quiche kids love, too.

Spiced Quinoa

Quinoa is such a versatile grain—terrific on its own, beside just about anything. It also plays well stirred into salads. If you have a spice [...]

Lemon-Fennel Salmon

Shallow poaching is an awesome way to cook salmon, keeping it nice and moist, and infusing it with flavor from the bed of veggies and [...]

Meatless Meatloaf

This gluten free, vegetarian meatloaf is so moist, flavorful and meaty it’s easy to forget there’s no meat!

Curried Lentil Stew

This vegetarian stew is one I crave all winter long; hearty and socked through with flavor. Serve it over rice with a dollop of plain yogurt.

A Better Apple Brown Betty

I'm a big fan of any kind of dessert that involves, essentially, piling a bunch of good things in a baking dish and popping it [...]

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, Chile and Lemon Zest

Roasting broccoli is a very, very good idea. It gets a gorgeous, caramelized crust and is practically hands-off to make. Use this recipe as a [...]

Oven-Steamed Beets with Cumin and Coriander

I love the convenience of pre-ground spices, but for this dish it's worth it to toast whole spices for a minute or so and grind [...]

Glazed Acorn Squash Moons

I’ll just warn you up front. You are definitely going to want to double this acorn squash recipe. It’s so good you can’t help nibbling [...]