Comfort Food

Comfort Food

Roasted Tomato Soup + Potatoes

This time of year I find myself incredibly sick of all things winter. Especially winter food. Especially since that golden ball in the sky has been making a pretty regular appearance. If I have to eat one more sweet potato or stomach one more type of squash, I just know […]

Comfort Food

Winter Risotto

I’ll never forget the first time I had risotto. I wasΒ wedged into the tiny kitchen in the back of Paley’s Place, trying to stay out of everyone’s way, smiling politely, but mostly awkwardly, at everyone who dashed past. It was my first “stage,” which in restaurant speak, means working interview. […]

Comfort Food

Pa Nang Curry with Chicken

After ushering in the New Year with a loaded baked potato bar, some wild little girls and all our very best friends, we were ready to hibernate for a few days. Luckily, a long weekend and a giant batch of this curry enabled us to do so. I saw this […]

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Sweet Potato + Celery Root Gratin

Last night the Fab Five and families gathered for our third annual Friendsgiving. Besides looking forward to an evening spent with the people I love the most, I was extra excited about the gathering this year because I didn’t have the flu. Last year I spent the whole night restricted […]

Comfort Food

Cottage Pie

Last night was the fifth of our six client appreciation dinners. I had spent the entire day of prep floating on air. Listening to music, shrouded in my favorite apron, feeling super inspired by the weather and thrilled with my menu. And as I stirred and chopped, whisked and boiled, […]