Toasted Kale Caesar Salad

Update: this yummy recipe has been sitting in my drafts because I haven’t found the time/motivation to photograph the final dish. So this is getting published without photos. Because it’s delicious and crazy easy and my procrastination shouldn’t get in the way of people having the recipe. That’s all. I’ve spent the past few months… Continue reading Toasted Kale Caesar Salad

Charred Kale Harvest Salad

Alright, I know everyone loves to hate on kale, but truly it’s my favorite leafy green. I think the main reason is that I cook my kale; I’ve never been a big fan of stereotypical salads, but warm salads are my fav. If you’re making a kale salad without cooking it, please do yourself a… Continue reading Charred Kale Harvest Salad

Daddio’s Ribs

There are a handful of recipes from my childhood that I still crave now, in my young adulthood – Tomato Surprise in the rose garden with my neighbors, Basil Cream Chicken for dinner with my family, Mary Helen’s Pasta Salad at family gatherings with my cousins, Huevos Rancheros in my pajamas for Schuckmas breakfast –… Continue reading Daddio’s Ribs

Tempeh and Tofu Tomato Sauce

I recently had an urge to cook with tempeh even though I’ve never cooked with it before. A few days later, inspiration hit: I wanted to try to make a pasta “meat” sauce, like a bolognese, with tempeh. Since it’s peak tomato season, I decided to make a tomato sauce from scrap. I used two… Continue reading Tempeh and Tofu Tomato Sauce