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Kale Paneer

One thing about moving back to California that has been really amazing is living close to my family again. I grew up in San Diego, and my parents, my oldest brother, my sister-in-law, and my niece (along with aunts and … Continue reading

08. March 2012 by laura k
Categories: vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Five-Spice Beet Soup

I have a hard time putting beets on the menu. I love them, but I feel limited in how to prepare them. It can be difficult to introduce them into a meal because of their overly exuberant tendency to tinge … Continue reading

17. January 2012 by laura k
Categories: soups | Tags: , , , , , | 1 comment

Curried Lentils and Grilled Branzini

Sometimes I see a recipe somewhere and I think, “That looks awesome, I’m making it for dinner this week.” The ingredients go on the shopping list and I think I’m all set. Then the time comes to cook the meal … Continue reading

28. October 2011 by laura k
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Soba Noodles with Bok Choy and Tahini

When I got my first bundle of bok choy from my CSA, I started searching around for new ways to prepare this Asian green. I must admit, I’ve been getting a wee bit tired of garlic-sauteed greens and rice, so … Continue reading

09. June 2010 by laura k
Categories: pasta, sauces, vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , | 12 comments

Spicy Shrimp with Buckwheat Soba Noodles

It’s always amusing for me to go back to the early archives of this site and realize how little I knew about cooking. And I posted everything, no matter how lackluster the final product. A lot of these early culinary … Continue reading

01. April 2010 by laura k
Categories: fish, pasta | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 7 comments

Greek Celebration Bread

Crazy, but true: I have been writing this here blog for three years today. A lot has happened in three years, and not just in the kitchen. I know I’ve said it many times before, but it’s true: When I … Continue reading

17. November 2009 by laura k
Categories: bread | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Soy-glazed Red Snapper with Spring Vegetables and Roasted Potatoes

It’s finally spring in New England, though we are still about a month away from farmer’s market produce. I’m only four days away from finishing grad school, and miraculously, am actually finished with all my finals—I had to finish early … Continue reading

02. May 2009 by laura k
Categories: fish, marinades and rubs | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Mahogany Glazed Chicken

I have a tendency to go through my printed recipe folder, pull out things I want to try, stick them on the refrigerator, and completely forget about them. Our refrigerator is pretty much covered in random stuff that none of … Continue reading

03. February 2009 by laura k
Categories: poultry | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments