Soba Noodles w/ Crispy Kale

Recipe: Bon Appetit’s Soba Noodles with Crispy Kale Total Time: 30 min Review: We’ve started to eat a decent amount of soba noodles and our lives have been better for it. They check a few key boxes: easy to make vegetarian, whole-grain (buckwheat), and satisfy carb-cravings. The kale in this recipe is baked with nutritional … Continue reading Soba Noodles w/ Crispy Kale


Recipe: Cooks Illustrated’s Easier Fried Chicken Total Time: 2 hrs Review: We first found this recipe when Zak and I started dating in college. It was the first time we used buttermilk in anything, and I thought it was ingenious that you put the spices in with the marinade. The acid in the buttermilk helps … Continue reading FRIED CHICKEN

A Nice Lasagna

Recipe: Small Victories Cookbook Total Time: 6 hours Review: I love this lasagna. Julia Turshen describes it as a “A Nice Lasagna” that she’ll make for a friend’s birthday, and I just love that description. Super simple ingredients that are all handmade and come together beautifully. I’m not sure if I had ever had lasagna … Continue reading A Nice Lasagna


Recipe (feeds 2) 1 heirloom tomato (my favorite are Cherokee Purples) 8 slices bacon 3 leaves Iceberg Lettuce Levy’s Seeded Rye Mayo Cook Bacon Slice Tomatoes into thick slices Rinse & dry lettuce Toast Bread (not too toasty, otherwise the bread will crack) Generously mayo bread, wall to wall Make sandwiches: Bread -> Tomato -> … Continue reading BLTs