Red Potato Frittata with Kale and Rosemary

I love having chickens. They are easy to care for. And remarkably entertaining. The constant supply of organic eggs is pretty darn cool, too. Since I’ve always got eggs on hand, I make frittatas a lot. They’re so easy to customize and can be served warm or made ahead and reheated later; I also love … Read more

Salt Cod Chowder with Garlic Aioli

After I made salt cod for my 2nd charcutepalooza challenge post, I wanted to use it in some sort of soup or stew. I found a lovely salt cod chowder in of my favorite culinary resources, The Zuni Cafe Cookbook, so I set about adapting it. Despite how quickly this chowder cooks, it is extremely … Read more

Ochazuke with Caramelized Shallots and Fried Egg

Last January, my main resolution was to eat breakfast each and every day. I am happy to report that I’ve been able to stick to said plan. :) I posted this ochazuke recipe when I announced the resolution early in 2010; ochazuke with egg is something I still enjoy quite frequently, especially in the winter. … Read more

Project Food Blog Challenge #7: Video 411

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your votes in Project Food Blog. I am very grateful that I made it through the previous round and was able to create another entry for this contest. For challenge #7, Foodbuzz asked the 48 remaining contestants to “channel your inner Julia Child and put one … Read more

Healthy Pumpkin Shake

This pumpkin shake is like cool and creamy pumpkin pie in a glass. You know I love me some smoothies: I’ll put just about anything in my Blendtec and call it breakfast. This particular shake is one of my favorites for fall: I usually make it with homemade pumpkin puree (I had plenty left over … Read more