Roasted Root Vegetables & Wild Rice with Spiced Coconut Broth

This warming bowl was a perfect comfort food for a week that was busy at work and more stressful than usual in the news. The recipe is adapted from Alice Hart’s wonderful cookbook Good Veg, which I very much recommend for its beautiful collection of vegetarian recipes, featuring lots and lots of fresh produce in … Continue reading Roasted Root Vegetables & Wild Rice with Spiced Coconut Broth

Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

Happy July, everyone! Do you have any fun plans for the 4th? We’re going to North Carolina, where Andrew’s parents have a house near the beach, and we have lots of swimming, cooking, and exploring on the agenda. I’d also like to try lots of local foods—butterbeans, grits, country ham, and local seafood and produce … Continue reading Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

Grilled Sausages & Pearl Onions with Red Cabbage & Pickled Mustard Seeds

I usually have a novel going at all times—it’s amazing how much reading you can get done when your commute is over an hour—but recently I’ve been taking a break from following a storyline and instead have been “reading” cookbooks instead. (No, I’m not lugging around massive hardbacks on the train; I check them out … Continue reading Grilled Sausages & Pearl Onions with Red Cabbage & Pickled Mustard Seeds

Rainbow Grain Bowl

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Mine was very full, with a gig on Friday (I baked a flourless chocolate cake to bring—I’m refining the recipe a bit but will share when it’s ready), family visit and attending a beautiful violin concert on Saturday, and working on Sunday followed by volunteering at the Opera … Continue reading Rainbow Grain Bowl

Black Bean Soup

This warming black bean soup was perfect for the week of crazy weather we’ve been experiencing in New York, including a nor’easter that I swear had rain falling diagonally in one direction and snow falling in the other direction! The black bean soup recipe comes from one of my absolute favorite cookbooks, Cold-Weather Cooking, which is full … Continue reading Black Bean Soup