Category: Vegetables and Sides

Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Totally Classic Potato Salad

There are certain foods that just scream “summer.”  Tomato sandwiches, of course.  Corn on the cob.  Watermelon.  Peach ice cream.   And potato salad. Of course, potato salad isn’t necessarily seasonal  – the ingredients – …
Boston Lettuce Salad Featured

Springtime Butter Lettuce Salad with Herbs

It’s springtime. We Californians have stopped clinging to even a hope of winter (though a late Alaskan rainstorm this week has been very welcome!) and even in Boston, where it seemed like winter would never …
Roast Parsnip Chips

Roasted Parsnips and My First Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving dinner I was responsible for was during my junior year of college.  I was studying abroad in London, and our program head offered to purchase ingredients and offer up the kitchen (in …
Warm Farro Salad

Warm Farro Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash

It’s November!  Which is the official kickoff to the Holiday Season!  Which, despite all the work and craziness, I love.  I’m totally Crazy Christmas Lady, but Thanksgiving also holds a special place for me – …
Thanskgiving Side String Beans with Herbs

Roasted Green Beans with Herbs and Scallions

I think of Thanksgiving dinner as existing in tiers of  necessity.  First, there must be a turkey.  That’s non-negotiable (unless you’re a vegetarian, of course, but we’re talking Norman Rockwell here).  Turkey is a core …
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