French Onion Soup

It has been raining and cold all week! What happened to the beginning of summer? Whenever the weather gets wonky like this, I like to make soup, but which soup to┬ámake? I feel like you can turn anything and everything into a soup, but I tend to use those veggies that are a bit too…

Dal Makhani

Lentils and beans end up on my menus a lot. Such an inexpensive ingredient but creates a rich and powerful flavor. In the winters, I put them in stews, and in the summers they make wonderful salads. Dal seems to be a name that refers to a wide range of lentils, beans, and peas and…

Quick Leek and Onion Pasta with Anchovies

This is a really great weeknight dinner option. It takes only 20 minutes or so to make and is really satisfying with a crusty piece of bread or by itself. I really like the look of perciatelli pasta so when I do not feel like making homemade pasta, I reach for it on my shelf….