19 Dec 2022: Tikka

Zainab Shah, is among other accomplishments, a food contributor to the New York Times. This easy, weeknight recipe is among the many she has contributed to the Times and other publications as well. The combination of warming spices and the easy prep make this one a definite keeper! Sheet-Pan Fish Tikka with Spinach Zainab Shah…

18 August 2022: Spinach Casserole with Thyme

From the time we were first married, Adrien and I had a Boston Globe newspaper (print edition) delivered to our home. While we no longer subscribe to the Globe for a variety of reasons, when we did, I used to look forward to each Wednesday because of the Food focus. Unfortunately I cannot give credit…

24 Apr 2022: Hearty Chickpea & Spinach Stew

This soup was very satisfying – not vegetarian, but could easily adapted to be so. The combination of mashed and whole chickpeas made for an interesting texture. I personally would substitute something less salty for the chicken broth (wine?) and I would never use garlic powder. The portion sizes must be huge! I made a…

11 October 2021: Mushroom Yogurt Pie with Spinach Crust

Same Cook, Different Book: Mollie Katzen’s Mushroom Yogurt Pie with Spinach Crust Cookbook author, illustrator, cook. Mollie Katzen has been and continues to be a multi-talented culinary force. Whenever I’m looking to try something plant-based and new, her many cookbooks are invaluable. I was recently reminded of this wonderful yogurt and mushroom-based pie found in…

23 March 2017 Spinach, Tofu & Sesame Stir-Fry

Recipe created by Martha Rose Shulman. The New York Times Food and Cooking sections are a great resource for home cooks whether adventurous or not. ¬†As a subscriber, I receive a couple of weekly newsletters from the Times and this one caught my eye for its simplicity. This recipe, Spinach, Tofu and Sesame Stir-Fry, comes…