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…

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Spinach gonna knock ya block off.

Oh, brother. And sister. Oh, my brothers AND my sisters. I tell you, the other week I was having a rough time! Nothing very specifically terrible (or terribly specific), but you know how sometimes you just are in a shit-mood for a few days because everything is annoying and your job sucks and you’re hot…

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Vegetarian Borscht

A couple weeks ago I had the extreme pleasure of visiting Johnson’s Backyard Garden and getting a tour of the farm. I got to pull up beets right out of the ground and eat them in the fields under the sun. It was glorious. I met Brenton, who started the farm with his family in…

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

I ate a lot of mashed potatoes as a kid. Not unusual, I am sure. But one thing that was maybe unusual in these Modern Tymes was actually growing the potatoes ourselves. The funnest part was harvesting them.¬†It’s like finding pirate’s booty that you can eat!¬†Working my little fingers into warm earth and pulling up…

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Spanakopita

I had my super-special friend Laurel from Trophy Boutique come over to show me how to make spanakopita, thereby showing y’all how to make it, too. The idea is that chicks dig this shit and we ought to know because we are chicks. It has vegetables in it and it requires purchasing (and knowing how…

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Pasta Primavera

Okay, people. This is a real kitchen-sink kind of deal. Pretty much just throw in whatever vegetables you have around and viola: Pasta Primavera! Which means, like, Springtime Pasta, which means, like, bright colors and light textures and fresh flavors and baby birds all over the damn place. I love Spring. I love colors and…

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Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes Recipe

Here’s a majorly easy recipe for zucchini pancakes with only 4 ingredients! Switch out zucchini for anything else and make vegetable pancakes! Viola! It’s just that easy, my people.

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How To Cook Collard Greens

Collard greens are a Southern staple and usually made with a buncha pork fat. These collard greens are different, though, in a way more delicious way. It’s like they would do ’em in Italy or something if they had collard greens over there. Maybe they do. I’m no expert on geography. These are yum, though. Promise.

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Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are everyone’s darling! Baked sweet potato fries are even more darling because they’re lower in fat but more concentrated in flavor because the sugars caramelize in the oven — something they don’t do in a vat of fat. Win-win!

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