Salmon Burgers

I went to Manhattan for an appointment today on a day off, and stopped by the market on the way home to get some apples and pears. I needed a fuss free dinner idea that didn’t involve having to get any meat which I didn’t want to take on the train home. No problem, it’s … More Salmon Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers with Skillet Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy bean burgers that are slightly spicy, resting on toasted English muffins that have been spread with mayo. Sweet potatoes gracing your plate on the side in the form of the easiest sweet potato fries you will ever make. A simple green salad provides a crisp contrast for the meal. The bean burgers are filling … More Black Bean Quinoa Burgers with Skillet Sweet Potato Fries

Turkey Cutlets

Making a Thanksgiving dinner for a couple is tricky, if you’re determined to make it a turkey dinner. I’ve done the roasted turkey breast a couple of times and want to try a rolled up and tied version, but honestly it’s still quite a mess and hassle on a day when there’s a lot of … More Turkey Cutlets

Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs in Shallot Sauce with Potatoes and Cabbage

This recipe sounds like a fancy bistro meal, but it is so simple to put together. Potatoes mashed with some type of green, here shredded green cabbage, is this kind of homey side you might see an Italian grandmother making and for good reason – the combination is nutritious, cheap and easy. You can also … More Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs in Shallot Sauce with Potatoes and Cabbage