Time and Love: Essential Cooking Ingredients

Here’s my Times Union column for October. You can also read it on the TU website here. The recipes included are Love Letter Pot of Beans, Spiced Apple Bundt Cake and Brothy Beef Short Ribs with Ginger and Spice. We live in a world where things are made to sound […]

Greek Nacho Fries

Eating On The Go and Longing For Humans

My Times Union column from September 2021. Read it online here, or see below. Find the recipes that went along with this story: Greek Nacho Fries Fall Vegetable Farro Bake with Sausage and Cheese Hot Apple Pie Sundaes It doesn’t feel great to admit this, but here goes: I eat […]

Enjoying Every Last Drop Of Summer

My TU story for August, 2021. Read it here, or see below. With recipes for Blackberry + Peach Lemon Cobbler, Goat Cheese + Summer Veg Risotto and Scallop Ceviche with Fruit + Spice. When Elliot was a baby, just a tiny nugget wrapped tightly in a blanket, I took him […]

Sesame Buckwheat Noodles

The Good Dads In My Life

Here’s my Times Union story for June 2021. You can read it online here, or see below. it goes along with Sesame Buckwheat Noodles With Herbs and Veggies, Cheese and Bean Pupusas with Smoky Slaw and Sugary Lemon Berries. As always, thanks for reading! It’s been a privilege for me […]

Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Cake

The Gift of Food: A Holiday Story

Here’s my Times Union story from December, 2020. It goes along with Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Cake, Roasted Red Pepper Soup, and Roasted Red Cabbage with Pistachios and Olives. I sat down today, with the intention to write about Christmas and holiday lists and gift giving and how to make […]

Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Cake

Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Cake

Here’s recipe for a snacking cake that’s got a ton of flavor and is dense and full of warm spice. This recipe is from my December 2019 Times Union column. Read the whole thing here (the TU website), or here (mine). This month also included recipes for Roasted Red Pepper […]

Beet Tabbouleh

The Dinner Table – Hard Conversations and Good Food

My Times Union story from June 2020. Read it here, or see below. Recipes for Beet Tabbouleh with Quinoa and Feta Cheese, Rice and Beans With Crispy Green Onions and Avocado and Strawberry Galette With Cornmeal Cookie Crust go along with this story. I had been planning to write this late-spring-almost-summer […]