Garlic-butter foil packet salmon

Sunday night dinners with Mark usually go like this: “I don’t feel like cooking tonight. Where should we eat?” “I don’t know, maybe somewhere close?” “Yeah but I don’t like any of those places.” “Well, where do you want to go?” “I don’t know. Nowhere. Maybe I should cook.” 2 hours later… “Can you pick…

One-pot tomato farro

This past Sunday, after what felt like weeks of non-stop rain and 50 degree weather, we finally had a semi-nice day in NYC. (As an aside, Saturday night I heard a girl telling her friends, “I just feel like last year…it was like…warmer?” Whatttttt no way! Maybe because it’s almost June??) Anyway, I was just…

Salmon with smoked salmon butter

I’ve recently gotten into perusing the New York Times’ cooking site for recipes. I find they tend to have really good takes on basics, and fully grasp the concept of weeknight cooking. (One pan! 20 minutes! No weird spice requirements!) Two of the recipes I’ve shared on this site so far have come from their…

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…