Israeli Couscous with Grilled Vegetables 

Israeli couscous is one of my favorite grains for a few reasons - it's incredibly quick (coming together in less than 15 minutes), it has a unique, fun texture, and it's almost impossible to mess up. For those of you that are like me and constantly fight for rice to be fluffy but not-to-wet and … Continue reading Israeli Couscous with Grilled Vegetables 

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Ratatouille Spaghetti

Even though the temperatures this week undoubtedly hint at fall, the vegetables at the farmers market still speak of summer. Nothing makes me happier than the colors and flavors of tomatoes, summer squash, corn, and eggplant, and I'm happy to extend their season way into September. This brings me to one of my favorite recipes, … Continue reading Ratatouille Spaghetti

Butternut Squash, Kale, and White Bean Stew

Lately, temperatures in the teens and single digits have encouraged me to spend more time in the kitchen. With plenty of ingredients on hand and time to spare, I've had the chance to try a handful of recipes that take longer than I'm usually willing to spend over the stove. This winter stew is one … Continue reading Butternut Squash, Kale, and White Bean Stew

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