Root vegetable bisque

March 9, 2012
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Spring is here. Last night at my house, I had the window open and perfume-like smells were wafting in continuously. The scents were as vibrant as if I had stepped into the middle of a flower patch. This soup is another thing that has pleased my senses immensely as of late. We’re still seeing root [...]

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Couscous with chickpeas, beets, and kale

February 9, 2012
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Hi friends! I’m happy to bring you another 30-minute meal. I’m sure you’ve noticed in the above photo that this meal is quite pink. Appropriate for Valentine’s Day, perhaps? Or consider it a festive shade of purple to celebrate Mardi Gras, which is upon us. I’m getting ready to let my inner child out to play [...]

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Winter warmth salad

January 31, 2011

Much of the country, particularly the north east, has been battered by snowstorms and freezing temperatures of late. For many people, this winter has been fierce. For me, though, it feels kind of silly to be writing about winter. Where I live in New Orleans, it’s a mild sunny day, and I have the windows [...]

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