Food

  1. How to Make the Best Breakfast in Bed

    Mornings at our house aren’t often spent lingering in bed. There’s a fury to our starts: a toddler who demands attention (and breakfast or a snack, immediately upon waking), showers and coffee. Bed-making, and plan-making. Recipe-planning and grocery list-making. And that’s the weekend. Rarely do I find myself home with nothing to do and nowhere Continue…

    Our new sheets demanded a cozy family breakfast in bed. So that’s what we did. Here's what you need to know to make the best breakfast in bed.
  2. ExclusiveCreamy Butternut Squash Puree

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    Serves four 1 large butternut squash extra virgin olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream 1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with foil. 2. Slice the butternut squash in half lengthwise, Continue…

  3. ExclusiveBraised Chicken With Bacon and Root Vegetables

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    Serves four 4 strips of thick cut bacon 3 pounds of chicken (a mix of thighs and breasts, skin on) 1 cup of chicken stock 1 cup of dry white wine 4-5 sprigs of thyme 1 sprig of rosemary 1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 parsnip, peeled and cubed 1 bunch of carrots, scrubbed Continue…

  4. ExclusiveGarlicky Roasted Green Beans with Shichimi Togarashi

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    Serves four 1 1/2 pounds of green beans 1 1/2 – 2 teaspoons of Shichimi Togarashi 3 large garlic cloves, minced salt and freshly ground pepper extra virgin olive oil 1. Preheat you oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Trim the beans, cutting off the stems and pointy edges. 2. Place the green beans, salt, pepper, Continue…

  5. Home Bar: Wanderlust

    Sometimes, when I’m feeling wanderlust, all I have to do is pick up a drink. They say that smell is the strongest sense tied to memory, but as cheesy as it sounds, those Corona commercials make a lot of sense to me. I pour myself a margarita or almost anything with Mezcal and I’m reminded Continue…

  6. Fish Tacos with Pomegranate Salsa: Why Home Cooking is Important

    My sophomore year of college, I had a revelation: that I had the power to feed myself. And I’m not talking about grabbing burritos from the local taqueria (though I did that plenty) or scarfing down a package of mini Hostess donuts (I did that, too). Like the know-how to jump start my car or Continue…

  7. Pumpkin Polvorones

    It’s been outrageously hot in San Francisco. And when I say ‘outrageously hot’ I mean pleasantly warm for people who live in all other parts of the United States. But for the people of our fine city, the weather has been SOMETHING. We’ve been complaining about fruit flies and poor ventilation. Many of us have Continue…

  8. Oven-Fried Chicken Katsu Banh Mi

    Matt and I had a raised voices sort of argument about this sandwich, of all things, last weekend. The kind where you wonder, fifteen minutes after you’ve both stopped yelling, why your face is hot and you’re still feeling combative. About a sandwich. It was, looking back, the stupidest thing we may have ever argued Continue…

  9. ExclusiveMango Lassi with Nutmeg

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    *Makes 2 large glasses, or 3 small Flesh from 1 large, very ripe mango, roughly chopped 1/2 cup of whole milk yogurt 1-2 tablespoons of sugar, to taste 1/4 cup of almond milk freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish 1. Add the mango, yogurt, sugar, and almond milk to a blender and puree until smooth. 2. Continue…

  10. ExclusiveRed Lentil Indian-Style Dal

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    *Serves four 1/4 cup of olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and roughly chopped 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon of garam masala 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 1/2 teaspoon of finely minced fresh ginger 2 cups of red lentils 2 large carrots, peeled and diced salt and freshly ground pepper chopped cilantro, lemon Continue…

  11. ExclusiveTandoori-Style Chicken

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    *Serves four 1 1/2 pounds of chicken (breasts or thighs) cut into 11/2 inch cubes For the marinade: 1 1/2 teaspoon of garam masala 1 1/2 teaspoon of sweet paprika 1/2 teaspoon of ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric 1/2 teaspoon of minced or grated garlic (from about 3 cloves) 1/2 teaspoon of minced or Continue…

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