Posts Tagged thyme

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…

Cheesy Lemon Thyme Popcorn

Cheesy Lemon Thyme Popcorn

Oh popcorn. What a long and tumultuous relationship we’ve had. There was, of course, the early childhood stage: occasionally that unmistakable smell and sound of kernels popping on the stove would fill the house and I knew a special treat was on the horizon. Then there was the…

Mussels in White Wine

Mussels in White Wine

On Wednesday we celebrated what would’ve been the 100th birthday of one of my biggest inspirations in both food and life: Julia Child! As a kid, I’d watch her shows less for the cooking instruction – as I was still in the Easy Bake Oven stage – but…

Chicken in Pink Peppercorn Tomato Sauce

Chicken in Pink Peppercorn Tomato Sauce

I know that braising isn’t exactly what comes to mind at the start of summer, but hear me out. This isn’t one of those cold weather, giant hunk of meat cooking all afternoon kinds of braises. Nor is it loaded down with heavy flavors. If a summery braise…

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

My calendar just informed me that it’s March. Apparently this has been the case for a few days now. It also informed me that there’s this holiday coming up where we all pretend to be Irish for a day, so I guess my recent craving for shepherd’s pie…