Category: Dinner

Recipe Tuesday: A new spin on collard greens!

Most people have only had collard greens cooked one — the traditional Southern way meaning they were cooked low and slow and usually with some smoked meat (usually pork, sometimes turkey) for added flavor.  And there is absolutely NOTHING wrong with having them prepared that way; they are delicious and comforting! That said, I don’t always have the time to prepare them...

Recipe Tuesday: Chipotle Chicken Thighs

These are some yummy chicken thighs!  Full of flavor and pretty simple to make so they’re perfect for a weekday meal.  And because the chicken is made with a nice, chunky sauce all you need is a free salad and/or a big side of guacamole on the side and you’re done! For those worried about the spiciness of chipotle, never...

Recipe Tuesday: The best black bean soup!

Baby its cold outside, at least here in Brooklyn today.  Anything below 50 degrees feels like the perfect weather for soup to me, so given today was only about 30, I was glad I had this soup on hand (it freezes well if you don’t eat it all at once). I’ve tried lots of black bean soup through the years...

Recipe Tuesday: Not your mother’s meatloaf!

According to the calendar winter officially starts next week even though here in Brooklyn, the temperatures of late don’t represent that change.  Trust me, I’m NOT complaining — I am not a fan of the cold at all.  But given the time of year, I find myself wanting more comfort food and what’s more comforting than meatloaf? I know, I...