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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Skip directly to the Cauliflower Fried Rice recipe, or for loosey-goosey cooks, the step-by-step. Cauliflower fried rice accompanies West Lake Fish, a recipe I need to get up online because it’s really tasty. I love rice: long grain, short, jasmine, sticky, wild (which isn’t really rice, btw). But I find I’m eating it less and…

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Airplane Food: How to Prepare with Flair

I just hate it when I’ve had a trip planned for a month but I forget one of the fundamentals of modern travel: Airport food is outrageously priced. Airplane food deserves its reputation. (By the way, I have been lucky enough to fly first class, and while the wine is good and poured way too…

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Miso Soup: Ultimate Comfort Food

I warn you right off the bat: this post does not contain a recipe for miso soup. Because….you don’t need one! I also warn you that I’ll be using other people’s photos because I’m on the road this week, and can’t snap all sorts of gorgeous pix of my own miso soup. So I shall…

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Autumn Road Food: 2018

A road trip in autumn requires autumn road food. (I had to write that sentence or my search engine plug-in gives me a crappy score. You have to basically state your title in an artful way somehow in the first paragraph. Usually, that’s easy, but today….aw, hell with it.) S and I pack up our…

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Autumn Greens Salad

Jump to the Autumn Greens Salad Recipe Jump to the Autumn Greens Salad Step by Step I’ve found that there are times when I just kind of go off salad. I think that’s an easy thing to do, because….well, it’s salad. It’s raw greens, some raw veggies—usually a cucumber that you’re not really that interested…

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Oven Polenta with Roasted Veggies

Jump straight to the Oven Polenta with Roasted Veggies recipe. I love corn, I love cornmeal, and I adore polenta. Steve wants nothing to do with it. So more for me. But everyone knows that polenta is a giant pain in the ass because of all that blasted stirring. I’ve made it in the crockpot;…