Tuesday Dinner: Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder • Romaine with Cherry Tomatoes, Croutons, and Blue Cheese • Levain Rolls • Strawberry Sponge Cake I had the most pleasant half hour yesterday. I came home from work (i.e. walked back from my parents’ house), and my kids wouldn’t let me in the house. Harper brought me a glass of wine, Poppy brought me the Nintendo Switch, and I got to sit … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Corn Chowder

Tuesday Dinner: Gazpacho

Gazpacho • Romaine with Roasted Potatoes, Corn, and Pimentón Vinaigrette • Levain Rolls • Whole Wheat-Walnut Sablées Hello friends! It felt good to cook again—I don’t think any of you guys would believe how little cooking I did over the last eight weeks. We’ve been eating takeout and convenience foods, with occasional rescues of real food from my parents. Last weekend, the kids and I … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Gazpacho

Tuesday Dinner: Zucchini, Corn & Basil

Zucchini, Corn & Basil Soup • Lettuces with Radishes, Cucumbers, and Green Goddess Dressing • Levain Rolls • Warm Apricot Cake with Poured Cream Well folks, summer is officially here. School’s out, the solstice has come and gone, it’s hot as heck, and wild plums are ripening all over the Valley. We’re all learning how to negotiate this new reality, full of virus protocols and … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Zucchini, Corn & Basil

Tuesday Dinner: Kale & Mushroom Gumbo

Kale & Mushroom Gumbo • Romaine with Marinated Zucchini & Lemon-Garlic Dressing • Levain Rolls • Yellow Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache The world’s falling apart; we’re going to make a better world. Everything’s come to a halt; life is still going on. My emotions are cycling through rage, grief, hope, love, resignation, despair, celebration, exhaustion. Is everyone reeling from the events of the last … Continue reading Tuesday Dinner: Kale & Mushroom Gumbo