Herbed Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Herbed lentil and quinoa salad in jars

This week, we’re back with another jar salad, this time with a lentil and quinoa variation. I say this is a quinoa salad, but technically, nothing in this dish couldn’t be (re)heated…and I can vouch for the fact that it tastes just as good warm as it does cold. If you like to meal prep […]

Meal Prep Red Miso Zoodle Ramen

red miso zoodle ramen soup

I’m pretty excited to share this zoodle ramen recipe, as I honestly think it’s one of the most satisfying and best-tasting meal preps I’ve ever made. That’s right, the fresh, delicious-looking bowl of red miso broth, ramen and zoodles came from this: A jar! Yep, not only can you have this flavorful soup for lunch, […]

Leek and Fennel Risotto with Roasted Mushrooms

Fennel Leek Risotto

I love risotto because it’s one of the dishes I can cook without a recipe. It stands up to many different kinds of alterations and mix-ins, and will probably turn out fine as long as you have the right ratio of rice to liquid in mind (and even that, you can fudge a bit and […]

Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Stuffed Baked Brie

stuffed baked brie

I don’t make a lot of appetizers, but the holidays are a great excuse to try out some new ones. And Brie en croute (baked in puff pastry) is one of the best–easy and delicious, but with an impressive presentation! Preparation can be very simple. Just spread a little jam over the pastry before wrapping […]

Vegetable "Potstickers"

I don’t know how it happened in my culinary life that the first time I tried stuffing filling into sheets of dough it wasn’t for an Italian dish. I am half-Italian, so ravioli or tortellini would have made sense. But instead my first attempt was potstickers, something decidedly Asian. Although if Marco Polo really did […]