Category: Sides

Mango & Jicama Salad

Mango & Jicama Salad

This salad seems entirely appropriate coming off the heels of a serious Breaking Bad addiction in this household. Super serious. Three weeks ago, the hubs innocently suggested we start watching it, probably thinking we’d be able to continue on with life as usual afterward. Oh no. In that time,…

Chickpea Cakes with Spicy Herb Sauce

Chickpea Cakes with Spicy Herb Sauce

Alright Patrice (my dearest gluten-intolerant friend), next time you ask me to make hummus or something with bacon, I’m making you these instead! Well, I might also make something with bacon. We can always use some bacon. Anyway, about these cakes. They’re sort of like hummus in that…

Mom’s Lemony Caesar Salad

Mom’s Lemony Caesar Salad

Oh, hello again! That brief recess in posting was brought to you by my best friend – Patrice! She came to visit for 5 magnificently lazy days filled with gluttony, bad TV, even worse movies, and some short-lived adventuring in and around Mountain View. We even made up…

Braised Kale and Cannellini Beans

Braised Kale and Cannellini Beans

Whoa, where did this day go?! I guess I got a little distracted by that amazing 49ers game (and black bean hummus, and good beer). That’s kind of how this whole week has felt, actually. I cooked this lovely little side dish on Thursday (I think?) and I’m…

Herb Scallion Biscuits

Herb Scallion Biscuits

There’s a pattern emerging. It all starts with me cleaning my kitchen. And I mean deep cleaning. The kind where the gloves go on and the stove comes apart. I should mention that this doesn’t take place very often, but when it does it’s always the same thing….