Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

Happy Friday! This week has been a fun-filled week of cooking and we made a lot of great stuff to share with you, from weeknight dinners, to dinner parties with friends, to weekend breakfast. We’ve included the details for our original recipes below as well as links to some other recipes we’ve made and loved… Continue reading Green Summer Salad, Avocado “Caprese” Toast and other eats we ate this week

The Perfect Grilled Steak

Since it’s almost The Fourth of July, we figured we should share an awesome grilling menu we recently made in case you’re still looking for ideas for that family BBQ ๐Ÿ˜‰ We made some amazing grilled steak and paired it with parsnip fries and a kale salad, all of which are perfect for a summer… Continue reading The Perfect Grilled Steak

Surprise Tatin, Grilled Nectarine Salad, and a Strawberry Nectarine Crostata

After the ribs extravaganza of Memorial Day weekend, we opted for a vegetarian meal for our final family dinner in D.C. Since we had been readingย Ottolenghi’s Plenty and Plenty Moreย from cover to cover over the past few days, we had flagged many vegetable recipes to choose from. (It’s seriously amazing the number of varied plant-based… Continue reading Surprise Tatin, Grilled Nectarine Salad, and a Strawberry Nectarine Crostata

Big Green Wheat Berry Salad with a Citrus Vinaigrette + 2 Easy Weeknight Recipes

This week as been a little hectic for both of us at work as we prepare to be out of town next week for a trip to the east coast. We will be flying out to New Jersey Thursday night for our good friends Erin and Gene’s wedding (eek!) then heading to Boston for a… Continue reading Big Green Wheat Berry Salad with a Citrus Vinaigrette + 2 Easy Weeknight Recipes

Sunchoke Salad: Two Ways

We recently received sunchokes in our CSA box and were excited since we had never prepared these before. After doing a little research and recipe-hunting, we learned that that taste pretty good roasted, and decided to make a version of this salad from Food 52. We liked it so much (and had so many sunchokes)… Continue reading Sunchoke Salad: Two Ways

Easy Gazpacho with Goat Cheese Croutons; Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

When Philippe picks the menu, he tends to set him self up for a lot of work and Julia’s 27th birthday dinner was no exception. This post is a “little” late, but Philippe finally found the time to write it one Sunday afternoon while working in Suzhou, China. ย Apologies to everyone reading this in December,… Continue reading Easy Gazpacho with Goat Cheese Croutons; Tomato Crostini with Whipped Feta; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Roasted Shrimp with Feta and Butternut Squash Salad

We are very excited to finally be posting this dinner that we made as the first meal in our new West Hollywood apartment. Our new kitchen is nice and big, though certainly not equipped with the latest stainless Viking appliances we dream of. We are back to not having a dishwasher (correction: Philippe has now… Continue reading Roasted Shrimp with Feta and Butternut Squash Salad