Category: Comfort Kitchen

Comfort Kitchen

Pepperoni Panini

It’s funny how in the last month, Pinterest has captured the attention of reporters, who have analyzed and unpacked it from all different angles. Funny in part because the people I know went through the angst and the confusion about the visual social media network (or whatever you want to call it) many moons ago, […]

Comfort Kitchen, Single Serving

French Onion Grilled Cheese

Check out my beloved Grilled Cheese Pinboard! My apologies: it’s the second to last day of January, and I’ve yet to post about grilled cheese. It doesn’t mean that 2012 isn’t a year of eating and writing about my favorite sandwich, er, meal. Fortunately, it’s a good one, a classic inspired by the rich French […]

Comfort Kitchen, Cooking For Two

Mango Crumble Breakfast Bake

BIRTHDAY-WORTHY BREAKFASTS: Apple Pancakes; Toasted Pecan Oatmeal Scones; Oversized Chocolate Chip Muffins; Grits with Old Bay Frizzled Shallots and a Fried Egg; Sweet Almond Pancakes with Fresh Raspberries When your birthday falls on a weekday (as birthdays so often do), high expectations can fall a little flat. Answering emails and going to meetings do not constitute […]

Comfort Kitchen

Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup

It’s Slow Cooker Week here on BGSK! We’re co-hosting a Slow Cooker Challenge (remember the awesome brown bag week we did over the summer?) with Small Kitchen College and Kelsey of The Naptime Chef and bringing you fabulous low and slow recipes all week long. Make sure to stop by SKC to enter to win a […]

Comfort Kitchen, Single Serving

Roasted Carrot Red Curry Soup

OTHER EASY SOUPS: Asian Broth with Shredded Veggies and Noodles; Cauliflower Soup with Sharp Cheddar and Thyme; Leek Soup with Lemon and Dill January has always felt like a month meant for hibernation. It takes time to recover from the holiday season, and all the marathon socializing that comes with it. And my body is […]

Comfort Kitchen

Glazed Carrots with Cayenne

For a quarter-lifer who will eat almost anything (hold the weird mushrooms though, please!), I sure was a picky child. At Thanksgiving, for example, I refused to eat turkey. Or stuffing. Or sweet potatoes. Instead, I ate a bowl of Cheerios. How embarrassing is that? Here’s how I started eating turkey: my dad would take […]

Comfort Kitchen

Creamed Turnips with Their Greens

OTHER FANTASTIC THANKSGIVING SIDES: Pumpkin-Leek Stuffing with Turkey Sausage; Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes; Farro and Cauliflower Salad with Currants; Brussels Sprouts with Apples, Pistachios, and Creme Fraiche Happy Birthday to Phoebe! Now, onto turnips… The steakhouse meal is one of my favorites. This year, for my birthday, I went with family to Porterhouse in New York […]