Roasted Broccoli with Sunflower Butter

I love roasting vegetables, especially crucifers like cauliflower and broccoli. If you know someone who is averse to these gamey vegetables, try roasting. When you roast them, or any vegetable, it removes some of the liquid, develops the natural sugars, and of course gets toasty brown bits which is always good when food is involved. […]

Spring Pea Salad with Goat Cheese

Ah made yew a pea salad. We recently had the pleasure of visiting a dairy goat farm, Blue Heron Farm, you dewds, and I tell you it was pretty GD fantastic. Goats are so much like dogs! They come up and nuzzle you and want to be petted and they have soft fur and no […]

Kale with Garlic and Sesame

Kale is one over-hyped vegetable lately, I tell you whut. I don’t mean that to sound negative and complainy, but I know it does. Alls I mean is, kale is always on those lists of “Top 10 foods you must eat NOW!” and “Eat this and live FOREVER!” and then it goes on to be […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card This here’s a recipe from my new cookbook! As was our plan for world domination, this new cookbook uses the skills and techniques taught in the Learn to Cook book and goes deeper into one particular food-subject. In this case, it’s the paleo diet. […]

Fennel and Apple Salad

My dear old daddy was thinning out his fennel patch last week and showed up with 3 baby fennel roots. I love fennel. I love it especially raw and in this quick and easy salad. It’s got a slightly licorice-y taste and you might not like it if you’re terribly offended by licorice. I’m not. […]

Roasted Asparagus with Chili Oil and Lemon

Roasted Asparagus Video (scroll down for recipe) Roasting, if you are unawares, is most likely the best thing you can do to any vegetable. Asparagus takes particularly well to this treatment. Once roasted, it becomes sweet and juicy with a good, toothsome texture. I’m not really sure what toothsome means, but it makes me think […]

Creamed Spinach Recipe: Old Lady Recipes # 1

Creamed Spinach Truthfully, I can not state that I’ve ever had creamed spinach made by an actual Old Lady. But it’s one of the recipes that I lump into that category of my brain along with creamed onions, liver and onions, and gelatin salads. All of which are delicious. (Except maybe liver and onions; although […]

Carrots and Chickpeas

Has this ever happened to you? The other night I got experimental (a.k.a. “confused”) while I was cooking. Suddenly I realized my Greek-style meatballs were morphing into Middle-Eastern-style meatballs and then my kale turned kind of Italian-style when I wasn’t looking and then I decided I wanted a carby-side dish and I had some carrots […]

I Got Press! And Zucchini Casserole!

Happy Friday! I have a bajillion things to do this weekend (like recipe creation and testing for my next book!) but I wanted to let you know about this really nice article that came out last week in CultureMap Austin. And I don’t want to say that the reason author Leah Moss was so kind […]