Category: Weeknight Dinners

Cooking For Two, Weeknight Dinners

Filet Mignon for Two

A browse through this site’s recipe index reveals plenty of beef and steak recipes but nothing completely straightforward. Obviously part of what’s fun about BGSK is that I get to be creative in the kitchen. But that doesn’t mean brisket needs five spice powder or flank steak calls for a miso marinade. For this year’s […]

Single Serving, Weeknight Dinners

Brown Butter Broccoli Spaghetti

Sometimes, when I walk into our apartment building, I can smell someone else’s broccoli cooking. This does not bode well for my own appetite. Broccoli, let’s not forget, is cruciferous, and cooking the vegetable can evoke cabbage in the least flattering way. But the scent of other people’s broccoli–as well as other people’s delicious, delicious […]

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 […]

Super Fast, Weeknight Dinners

Pork Ramen Soup

If you think that this Pork Ramen Soup is easy – and it is – then you’ll be sort of aghast at how lazy I’ve been with my diet recently that I couldn’t even get my act together to make a bowl of ramen until I had to. Really, thank goodness this site doesn’t have […]

meatless monday, Weeknight Dinners

Alphabet Soup

Don’t look now, but my last two recipes reveal a nostalgic bent. A month out from the wedding, I’m pining for childhood, from moping through violin lessons to squabbling with my sister. That’s not weird, right? Today, I’m adding another post to this I-want-to-be-a-kid archive: Alphabet Soup. I made this most childish of soups for […]