Sweet Potato and Pomegranate Salad

Serves 1Preparation Time: 10 minCooking Time: 40 min Ingredients 1 small-medium sweet potato (200-250g) 60g cooked chickpeas 1 tbsp olive oil + a drizzle 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp smoked paprika salt & pepper 1/2 pomegranate 1/2 tsp honey 2 handfuls of mixed greens 15g of hazelnuts 25g of blue cheese Sauce 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp honey 1/2 tsp mustard […]

Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

Active Time:  15 MinsTotal Time:  30 MinsYield:  Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup vegetables, 2 Tbsp. dressing) Ingredients 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided 1 large eggplant […]

Simple Roasted Grape Chicken

Ingredients For the grapes and chicken 1/2 pound organic red seedless grapes 2 chicken legs 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 sprig fresh rosemary (about 4”), cut in half 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt black pepper washed and dried frisée, for serving (optional) For the pan sauce 1 tablespoon minced shallot or onion 1/4 cup vermouth 1/4 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small cubes (room […]

Midnight Pasta

It’s not a new idea, but it’s definitely worth remembering, rediscovering or reinventing. There’s something about pasta, cooked properly, that trumps all the other possibilities. And the smell of pasta boiling is a heady cheap thrill. With a few basic staple pantry items, a true feast can be ready in minutes. Good spaghetti, good olive […]

The Right Way to Make French Toast

The French call French toast pain perdu — lost bread — made of dried-out slices recovered by soaking them in eggs and milk. Recipes along the same lines are mentioned as early as the fourth or fifth century in Apicius, the collection of really old recipes from Rome. American-style French toast is kind of an abomination […]

How To Make Quick-Pickled Red Onions

There are countless uses for pickled onions. Tuck them into sandwiches, especially those with rich meats, like pulled pork; use them as a condiment to top tacos, bean dishes, and rich mayo-based salads, like potato or egg salad; toss them into lettuce salads, grain salads, and salads with sturdy greens, like kale. Their bright-pink color, […]