2021 new year beans

Yes, it’s been a weirdass year full of American embarrassments, AND we must all eat, so please, friends, dig in…

junktown slaw

If you’re like me, you grew up believing there was only one cole slaw, the master recipe of which must…

breakfast tofu

Tofu isn’t just for vegans anymore—but it is for breakfast. Heh heh.

2020 blackeyed peas

All the Sicilian kids growing up in Florida ate blackeyed peas, greens, and cornbread for the New Year—at their friends’…

easy quiche

Whether yours is plain or fancy, quiche makes an impressive and secretly easy dinner for company—or just you.

curried pumpkin soup for the soul

Is your Hallowe’en pumpkin still taunting you with its beauty, well into the darker half of the year? That’s hardcore! Cook that mother in a pot of delicious spices, and try not to eat the whole thing in one go.

snow-day spaghetti

Break out that sketchy bulb of garlic from the fruit bowl where it’s been tainting the apples since Thanksgiving, add a couple of items from the back of the pantry, and make dinner without leaving the house.