Mediterranean sweet potatoes

December is always one of the busiest months of the year, and this December promises to be no different. Between the shopping for presents and baking of cookies and hosting of brunches (I’m hosting a brunch this Sunday! It’s going to be easy! Only 3 different casseroles and homemade biscuits and cookies and also fudge!…

Lebanese pizza(ish)

On my list of things to cook has been a series of what we shall call “chickpea and egg on toasts.” Exhibit A: Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chickpeas on toast with poached eggs. I asked for Plenty More for Christmas not because I think I could actually pull off anything in his cookbooks, let alone find the…