Tag Archives: 30 min or less

miso soup as a meal

I’m all about easy, quick-to-prepare food right now. It’s been an insane few weeks of work recently. It’s also winter, so I want warm, comforting soup. This does the trick. It’s my basic miso soup recipe, but seeing as the … Continue reading

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anything goes composed salad

So maybe this is a lazy “recipe,” but this meal got me through my prelim exams. I like to prep all the items ahead of time, or even make it out of leftovers – roast some sweet potatoes with olive … Continue reading

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coconut sticky rice with mango

Yum! This is my favorite dessert in the world. In fact, I made an entire dinner of curry and sticky rice just so I could justify this dessert. I generally see it at Thai restaurants, and I have no idea … Continue reading

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tomato watermelon skewers

I brought these as an hors d’oeuvre to Madeleine’s fancy party, and while they kind of made me think of some food display from the 1950’s, the flavor combination is bright, slightly surprising, and delicious. If you want to forgo … Continue reading

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miso soup

I always liked miso soup, but when I got back from a summer in Japan, it became a regular part of any meal – breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Miso, a paste traditionally made out of fermented rice, soybeans, or barley, … Continue reading

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pan-grilled corn with chile (and optional tomatoes)

I love corn on the cob – especially this time of year, straight from our Tuesday Farmers’ Market. This is almost as easy as boiling or grilling the ears, but tastes completely different. Last time we made it, I used … Continue reading

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peach and tomato salad

Peaches and tomatoes are a bit of an unlikely combination that I found on Bittman’s The Minimalist, but I was intrigued, and both fruits are looking great at the Madison Farmers’ Market. I was so impressed that I will be … Continue reading

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