Category: One-Pot Dish

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Miso Blood Orange Scallops

Scallops. They fancy. Reserved for black tie, white tablecloth affairs. Pure indulgence, right? Right… except that they’re actually quite affordable if you make them yourself and they take – for real – a few minutes to prepare. Now, you could always just sear them off with salt and…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Excuse me while I go into total Oprah-voice-mode: IIIIT’S SOOOUUUUUP SEEEAAAAASSSOOOONNNNN!!! I know I’ve expressed my soup love before, but guess what: can’t stop, won’t stop. I mean, come on! It’s everything you need in one bowl! So let’s put on some funky socks, then some slippers, and get…

Shaved Fennel and Melon Salad

Shaved Fennel and Melon Salad

If you live in most parts of the Northern Hemisphere, this is probably just what you need right now. A light and refreshing salad with fresh herbs and a jalapeño kick! Right?? Unless, like me, you live in San Francisco… In which case we can totally enjoy all…

Asian Glazed Broccoli

Asian Glazed Broccoli

This is the type of recipe I don’t normally write down – an impromptu side dish that came together because I happened to have some broccoli and an itch to break out some of my favorite condiments. In fact, this applies to most things I cook; I don’t make…

Spiced Mixed Nuts

Spiced Mixed Nuts

Over the past several years, I’ve made an effort to cook from scratch as much as possible. This has lead to a growing number of pre-made, shortcut-type-shenanigans that I just don’t buy any more. Jarred pasta sauce comes to mind. In a pinch, sure I’ll grab some. But why…