By Meal Type

Dinner

Chicken Parmesan

Oh, sweet mystery of life at last I’ve found you. How did I not know about chicken parm? Of course I’ve had it – probably in sandwich form, on my

Breakfast

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

Vegetables

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

Dairy

Chocolate Chip Cookies

C is for cookie and that’s usually good enough for me to satiate my severe sweet tooth. In other words, I love a good cookie. Actually, I’ll even eat bad

Breakfast

Basic Pancakes

I’m a pancake kind of girl. I grew up making a chocolate chip version every weekend with my mother. They were inspired by my favorite breakfast spot as a kid,

Breakfast

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.

Lunch

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.

By Meal Type

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

Sides

Zucchini Bread

Fridays are swim class days for Esme and her best friend Maude. They are in L-O-V-E with their teacher, Milton. It’s one part adorable, one part terrifying to hear them

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