Tagged with sweet potato

One pan dinner (vegetarian)

One pan dinner (vegetarian)

Tofu is a bit like cilantro: people either love it or loathe it. I’m in the tofu lovers camp, and I’m of the belief that most tofu haters just haven’t tried good tofu. I discovered Twin Oaks extra firm tofu a few years ago and have been hooked ever since. When the weather starts to … Continue reading

Sweet & Spicy Burger Bowl

Sweet & Spicy Burger Bowl

The simplicity of summer is firing up the grill and having delicious food with minimal clean up. I have a well-established affinity for all things spicy and pork, and did a deconstruction of some of my favorite chorizo pineapple burgers from PaleOMG for a quick and easy burger bowl the other week. In spite of … Continue reading

Spicy Peanut & Sweet Potato Soup

As much as I mourn the passing of long, sunny days, I love that fall weather and chilly air means it’s time for stews and soups! This recipe comes courtesy of AK, and it has so many things I love: sweet potatoes peanut butter, spiciness! I served this with a slow-roasted pork shoulder coated in … Continue reading

Truffled Arugula & Sweet Potato Salad

Truffled Arugula & Sweet Potato Salad

In the Charlottesville area, many people rave about the pizza at Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie. I go there for their salads. Last week, an arugula and sweet potato salad with truffle vinaigrette and goat cheese had me practically licking my plate clean. Completely enamored, I spent about 10 minutes describing its glory to Michael later … Continue reading

“Stone” Soup

“Stone” Soup

What to do with a beef bone and a varied assortment of vegetables? Make soup! Feeling very “stone soup” (and, consequently, economical), I set about simmering a bunch of odds and ends in a pot. Ninety minutes later, delicious, filling soup. Eminently variable, try whatever you have on hand. Enjoy! “Stone” Soup 1 beef or … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole, Revisited

Breakfast Casserole, Revisited

I started getting into breakfast casseroles as the ideal “grab and go breakfast” towards the end of last summer. After a few months of experimentation, I’ve found a few tricks that lead to (near) casserole perfection: Use a 13×9 pan. For awhile, I struggled with casseroles in 8×8 pans that took forever to bake in … Continue reading

Sunday Soup: Turkey Sausage, Potato, & Spinach

Sunday Soup: Turkey Sausage, Potato, & Spinach

A few years ago I fell in love with Smitten Kitchen’s sweet potato and sausage soup. The soft sweet potatoes, slight spice of the chewy chorizo, and slippery spinach swimming in brothy goodness make it the perfect comfort food for those days when you just can’t seem to shake off the chill from outside. More … Continue reading