D’jaj Souiri, or Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Eggs

17. May 2018 Chicken 0
What do you do when you have enough farm eggs to last you for a few weeks? You have 2 eggs for breakfast everyday of course, but you also have eggs for dinner. This tagine, d’jaj souiri, is different from your traditional Moroccan tagine because it has a more Spanish influence: the eggs like a ...

Leftover Healthy Vegetable Bowl

09. May 2018 Vegetables + Salads 0
I don’t have measurements for this recipe because it truly is a leftover bowl of whatever I needed to use up in the fridge. The only thing I bought is the sweet potato. Ingredients: sweet potato red cabbage broccoli scallion sprouts quinoa carrot avocado lemon juice oil, salt, pepper For the dressing: 2 garlic cloves ...

Urban Spring Gardening for Low-Light Plants

07. May 2018 Gardening 0
It’s finally spring in New York City and I have to accept the fact that the muscari bulbs that I planted–and that bloomed last year–froze during the winter and have no chance of coming back up again. This means the tulips from Amsterdam that I planted prior to them are definitely d-e-a-d. For this season, ...

Instant Pot: Lu Rou Fan, Taiwanese Braised Pork Belly

25. April 2018 Instant Pot 0
Don’t think I haven’t been using my Instant Pot–I have–but I haven’t found a cool new toy that could write this post for me while I’m actually going through the recipe. So recipes are being tested, but I haven’t made the time to sit and write and edit them down. Here’s one though, a remake ...

Flash-Fried Squid

17. April 2018 Shellfish, Vegetables + Salads 0
I wanted to eat shrimp tonight but picked up a pound of squid instead from Whole Foods that called out my name. My intent was to eat light for dinner with the least amount of time spent cooking. I got just that with this Asian-flavored salad. I used the Chinatown-bought wok here that I inherited ...