Penja Seared Scallops

Scallops are sustainable, healthy, and delicious. This recipe is ready in moments and makes use of in-season mandarins and a blend from the Spice C...

Pfeffernüsse

Created in 1753 in Hesse, Germany (where I often spent summers growing up), the name of these heavily spiced and delightfully chewy cookies literal...

Olive & Arugula Frittata

Frittata is probably one of the best ways to use anything in your fridge and any leftovers. It is a one pan dish and a crowd pleaser. I like to add...

Eggs in Purgatory

A classic Italian dish with a strange name. This comes together in a flash, and with almost no effort, freeing up your time to eat and enjoy the re...

Radish and Kale Salad

Salt pulls a lot of the bitter and hot compounds from radishes and kale, taming them. Pair these two vegetables with creamy tahini, bright lemon, a...

Cacio e Pepe

There are very few dishes I know of that achieve so much with only 3 ingredients! (the name means cheese and pepper) Please give this recipe a thor...

Chocolate & Avocado Mousse

This dish is both gluten and dairy free, making a decadent dessert that can be enjoyed by pretty much anyone. The avocados fade into the background...

Baked Penne

This old-school style of baked penne—coated with classically spiced red sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan—is pure comfort food. My nostalgia for it c...

Beef & Citrus Stew

Making stews is one of my favorite things. It is a one pot meal and they also freeze really well for these weeks or days when you have less time to...

Roasted Whole Fish

Whole fish are easy enough for a child to make—I know because that’s when I first cooked one. After fishing with my dad, I’d stuff the trout we cau...

Shrimp Salvador

Who does not like shrimp?! I always try to buy whole fresh shrimp that have not been peeled. You can make great stock or sauce from the peels like ...

Whole Lemon Pepper

Most citrus is in season in the winter, and I always like to dry thin slices to use for spice blends, teas, and cooking in the off-season. Whole sl...