Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

My favorite thing to cook for big groups is lasagna.  Especially in the winter, lasagna is the perfect comfort food for cold nights.  So, when a few people came over to watch football this weekend, I knew immediately what to put on the menu. I have a few reliable recipes that I go to time … Continue reading Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

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Penne with Winter Squash and Kale

This is a great example of a dish that can be prepared on a weeknight without taking over the whole evening. The ingredients are very simple, and many of them are winter staples that you probably have sitting around in your pantry or fridge. The recipe uses both the oven and the stovetop, significantly cutting … Continue reading Penne with Winter Squash and Kale

Winter Squash and Spinach Pizza

This recipe is inspired by Picco, a lovely restaurant located in Boston's South End. While everything on the menu is top notch, my absolute favorite thing to order is the pizza covered in butternut squash, brussels sprouts, and a generous amount of fontina cheese. For my rendition of this recipe, I decided to skip the … Continue reading Winter Squash and Spinach Pizza

Sesame Noodles with Tofu and Vegetables

For the past few weeks I've been on a "brown bag lunch" kick.  It started with mixed green salads and veggie sandwiches, things that I could whip up easily in the morning without being late for work.  I slowly increased the difficulty, incorporating cooked and chilled ingredients like quinoa and beets. When I started running … Continue reading Sesame Noodles with Tofu and Vegetables