Indian Spiced Lentils with Butternut Squash and Rice

Here’s a perfect weeknight dish to satisfy on those Meatless Mondays!

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Cauliflower Cheese

Here’s a lovely cauliflower dish to satisfy those late-winter comfort cravings!

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About Ramen, Doughnuts, Whiskey, and Kung-Fu 

The last day of Miso Sweet’s two-year tenure in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Deviled Egg Canapés 

I visited Bellair Farm a couple weeks ago to see what kind of things they were getting ready for this growing season. They were so incredibly nice and welcoming to us and as I was leaving, I was given a dozen eggs to try out. Who does that? Only exceptionally warm people, that’s who! When I…

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Zucchini Fritters

Yesterday was chilly and rainy and for these reasons I couldn’t be persuaded to leave my home for the entirety of it. I’ve played production crew assistant, singer, masseuse, Lego architect, personal chef and doctor and now it’s time to start unwinding and getting ready for a brand new week. I’ve been eyeing local produce and comparing notes for different…

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Spinach Salad with Sliced Strawberries and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

A beautiful salad showcasing early spring produce.

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Izmir Koftesi (Izmir Meatballs)

Winter dishes- especially foods of the comfort variety- are always at the top of my list when the weather is cold, a blanket of snow is resting outside and hungry bellies are lurking inside. Izmir-a city in northwest Turkey- is a beautiful, bustling metropolis with some of the most incredible home-style restaurants I’ve ever had…

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Eggplant Moussaka

It’s around this time of year that I look forward to the comfort foods that have been perfected around the globe. Eggplant Moussaka is no exception and it’s a dish that is well deserving of a place around the holiday table. This is a Turkish rendition of the Greek classic that most of us are familiar…

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