Tuesday Dinner: Asparagus & Chickpea Soup

Asparagus & Chickpea • Romaine with Celery, Walnuts, and Garlic-Anchovy Dressing • Barley Levain • Lemon Cream Cake We went away for a few days last week and came home to a house that was only forty-eight degrees. Brrr! That’s what happens after five days without a fire in the pellet stove, and you live on the shady side of the street; it’s winter over … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Asparagus & Chickpea Soup

Tuesday Dinner: Valentine’s Day Borscht

Valentine’s Day Borscht with Dilled Sour Cream • Romaine with Grapefruit & Radishes • Dark Rye Rolls • Bittersweet Brownies I know there are many borscht lovers among us, but there’s one very enthusiastic person who has been counting down the “days until borscht” since last August. It’s Valentine’s Day on Friday, which means that borscht-day has finally arrived. Hooray! Love and pink soup, what … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Valentine’s Day Borscht

Tuesday Dinner: Yellow Curry with Tofu

Yellow Curry with Tofu & Brown Rice • Vegetable & Fruit Slaw • Sesame Levain Rolls • Cheesecake I got Tony Bourdain’s cookbook from the library this week. He’s got a recipe in there for “fake-ass spicy peanut sauce.” Today’s soup is kinda “fake-ass,” but it also tastes really good, even though authenticity has flown out the window. It’s not too far off, though—normally, this … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Yellow Curry with Tofu