Category Archives: Food

Sunshine Pad Thai (Vegetarian)

Pad thai is nearly always a crowd-pleaser. It’s the sort of food that’s good, even when it’s bad. I mean, everyone loves a noodle-based stir-fry. Also, all the gluten-free people can get on board, because, rice noodles. Today’s recipe is the riff on pad thai I’ve been making lately – combining a Thai heart and a California spirit. Hot water

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Spicy Instant Pot Taco Soup

This is a recipe for the laziest nights. No joke. If you can bring yourself to chop an onion, along with a couple cloves of garlic – the rest of this taco soup creation is dump-and-stir. And it’s delicious! Here’s the deal – you can make it in an Instant Pot. You can make it on a conventional stovetop. It’s

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Deviled Eggs

This is a recipe for beautiful deviled eggs, but before we get to it, I’ll ask that you let me tell you about the last couple of days first. I know the eggs are distracting, I mean, look at them! If I could give you one right through the screen, I would. But the setting we enjoyed them in was

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Simple Beet Fettuccine

If you’ve never made homemade pasta before, this is a great place to start. Fresh pasta is a lot less time-intensive than you might think (really!). You knead the dough by hand, and you cut the pasta dough into fettuccine noodles in one of two ways – by hand, or with a pasta machine. The pasta machine is more precise,

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Walnut Olive Miso Magic Sauce

While, in my book, this will forever be the original magic sauce, this chunky walnut olive miso creation is worthy of the name as well. It works its magic by making everything it goes on more delicious in a deep, savory, nutty, umami way. You combine toasted walnuts, olives, miso, a dusting of oregano, and a dollop of tahini into

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