Lunch

Spring

Vegetable Pancakes

I’m just going to confess right off the top that Esme did not like this dinner. In fact, I had to coerce her to even put a speck of pancake

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Vegetable Calzones

Perhaps making a recipe that needs a 400 degree oven wasn’t the smartest idea on a day when the temperature outside felt only slightly cooler. But you know what it’s

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Shakshuka!

Ben is a photographer and this week he’s got a lot of dusk shoots to do. I can get pretty lazy about dinner when it’s just me and Esme eating.

Dairy

Vegetable Quesadillas

Another day, another dinner. Another day or staring into the fridge thinking, “Dinner? Are you in there, dinner?” It’s like a Rubik’s cube: tomato, peppers, onion equals…. pasta sauce? Bleh.

Spring

Kale Pesto

5:30 am Ceri’s House Julian quietly jabbers and I realize he has slept through the night. Second time this week! Please God let this be the new pattern. I bring

Lunch

Kale Quiche

One Sunday afternoon, as I waited outside of Whole Foods for Dan and Scarlett to meet me, I sat catatonic. It was around 2pm and I was hitting the proverbial

Seafood

Tilapia (baked or fried)

Selecting the recipe for our weekly cooking playdate seemed like a no-brainer. Ceri and I were in a “fingers” mood (as in chicken and fish) for their ease and crowd

Lunch

Chicken Fingers

Have you ever noticed that any kid menu in the free world includes chicken fingers? It’s no wonder they become a staple in a lot of children’s diets. However, I

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Easiest Mushroom Quiche

My friend Heidi (honestly, I’m going to be doing some cooking here, too, not just telling you about things Heidi makes!) knows I have a thing for nostalgic, fifties-inspired food.

Vegetables

Rapini

“Dad, this broccoli is terrible,” said Esme in her most earnest voice. “Why did you make this terrible broccoli?” Well, it wasn’t broccoli at all, it was rapini, and it