Category: Single Serving

Single Serving, Weeknight Dinners

Sweet-and-Sour Tofu with Bok Choy

Continuing on in my journey to celebrate four years of blogging by posting fantastic old Big Girls, Small Kitchen recipes that have less-than-awesome photos, we come to this incredibly easy, immensely satisfying Sweet and Sour Tofu, formerly known simply as New Favorite Tofu. Yes, along with an understanding of light and dSLR lenses, I have […]

Single Serving

Creamy Squash Rigatoni

In honor of this blog’s four-year anniversary week, I decided I’d highlight some favorite recipes from the archives. You see, when we first got the blog going, we knew nothing about food photography. As a result, there are these total gems from the past that just sit there getting dusty in the archives, all because […]

Single Serving

Fennel and Celery Root Soup

I always want to have it all. I have since I was little. When dessert carts rolled around at those restaurants that had dessert carts, I would try to grab the mousse cake and the apple pie and the flan. If a dinner party host offers me cake or pie, I ask for a little […]

Single Serving

Potato Salad with Bacon, Egg, and Tarragon Dressing

ENVIABLE BROWN BAG LUNCHES: Caesar Wrap with Tofu and Broccoli; Grilled Ratatouille; Teriyaki Soba Salad; Fried Chicken Salad with Black-Eyed Peas and Buttermilk Dressing Hope Memorial Day was relaxing, warm, beachy–or whatever you wanted your three-day weekend to be. I hung out at the beach with my family, Alex, and Finn and a new game of […]

Single Serving

Thyme Mushroom-Quinoa Sauté

EGG ON TOP MEALS: Polenta with Fried Capers, Red Pepper, and an Egg; Grits with Old Bay Frizzled Shallots and a Fried Egg; “Eggs in Pipérade” Pizzas with Crispy Prosciutto; Baked Eggs with Tomatoes & Smoky Potatoes; Ginger-Scallion Noodles There is perhaps nothing I like better than finding leftover quinoa in a Tupperware in the fridge. […]

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, 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 […]