3 Best Canned Tuna Recipes

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I’ll never turn my back on canned white tuna. No matter how *gourmet I go. No matter how *fancy my pants. No matter how many foods I snub. *not very It’s salty and flaky and delicious simply mixed with scallions, garlic, and sour cream. Here are my three favorite canned tuna creations: 1. Baked Tuna…

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Spicy Garlic and Lime Black Bean Enchiladas

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Everyone loves an enchilada or two. Or three. Sometimes four. Everyone doubly loves a plate of enchiladas with loud, boisterous flavor and straightforward ‘structions. These spicy enchiladas are both: simple to make and wild with cumin and cilantro, garlic and tart lime. I kept them vegetarian because any meat might have muted the sweet and…

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Gooey Three Cheese Lasagna

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I am a love bug. Daniel cringes at the amount of affection I’d like to pour over him. [Yet again] I blame my mother. She loved me too much. Two days ago I was out for drinks and appetizers with my dearest friends and their 9 month old baby girl, and a very unfortunate series…

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Creamy Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

  When I made this casserole for our big Sunday supper, Daniel smiled into his plate. He chewed and mmm’ed and then looked up at me, and with the sunniest grin, said, “I want you to make this for our children.” Me: …[pause]…Ooo…Here’s the only snafu: You know that we don’t have any of those…

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Easiest Ever Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

Something you may not know about me is that I eat a mainly vegetarian diet. And not for any particular reason either, I just find myself living day in and day out without paying much mind to meat. I’m lucky to love nuts, seeds, beans, tofu, tempeh, and generally anything else that might make my…

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Three Cheese Baked Ziti

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  You should know that I love Oprah. Love Oprah. Love Oprah. Love Oprah. And also, I love Oprah. Winfrey, for those of you who weren’t sure. I know that I’m not alone. I get that in a hierarchical sense, she’s throned somewhere between Jesus, Santa, and the first person to finesse cocoa beans into…

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Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

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    You may not know this about me, but I eat a mostly vegetarian diet. Yes, I love love love the succulence of a perfectly seared steak, the sweet smokiness of  pulled pork, and the way lamb seems to melt on my tongue after a day of slow cooking, but truthfully I could go…

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Cornbread Dressing with Pancetta and Cranberries

Is it superficial of me to want my Thanksgiving dressing to look good this year? Because it seems as though a majority of my favorite foods…dressing, stuffing, meatloaf, gravy, mashed potatoes, marshmallow fluff, that part of a peanut butter-filled chocolate bar that melts to its wrapper…someone stop me here because I’m going too far…are anything…

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Healthy Beef and Bean Enchiladas

There is so much to be said about these enchiladas. About their cumin and chili spiced centers. About tender beef and earthy black beans. About the sweetness of crushed tomatoes and the way the tortillas turn soft and slightly flaky when baked, like pastry dough. About gooey melting cheese bubbling across their rolled backs. About…

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Chicken Pot Pie with Cornbread Crust

Sometimes I wonder if Whole Foods wouldn’t be kinder to shoppers if they erected an electric fence of sorts around some areas of the store. Not a high intensity zap, but just a little bzzz to keep me away from, say, the wall of energy bars, the fine quality chocolate, and the greek yogurt. Actually,…

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