spinach

Lardons, Goat Cheese and Spinach Frittata

Our family is busy.  Busy, I tell you.  Busy in that the weeknight dinners that we aim for regularly are becoming harder, which I feel stupid admitting, but it’s true.  Two active teenage boys, two working adults; this doesn’t add up to laid-back weeknight dinners with four people present.  Weekend nights?  Different kinds of commitments, …

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Spinach Goat Cheese Baked Pasta with Sunflower Seeds

Even though I tell myself that meat, chicken fish or seafood doesn’t have to be and shouldn’t be part of every dinner, I admit to serving very few completely vegetarian meals as a regular course of action. My husband definitely grew up in a house where meat or chicken graced the table nightly, and he …

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A Week’s Worth of Bruschetta

A friend of mine bought me a serious amount of gorgeous breads from a bakery that he adores, feeling the need to share what he said was New York’s very best bread, Bien Cuit. When he asked me if I had tried their bread, and I said no, he reacted somewhat like one would respond …

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Simplest, Freshest Spring Greens for Father’s Day

For Father’s Day, what my husband wanted the most was not to be chained to sinkfuls of dishes to be washed, which given who is he is married to is an understandable request. We took him out to dinner to a serious barbecue place, one that leaves your clothes smelling like pork and fire, and …

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