STIR FRY

Stir fries are one of the go-to meals when my husband and I really just want to eat a large pile of vegetables for dinner–either because we’ve been eating too much fried food, or because we’ve been drinking too much.  And they are great because you can throw in whatever vegetables sound appealing to you.…

CHILE RELLENOS

If I had a “signature dish,” this would be it. I’ve been making it for years, before I started cooking regularly, and it is always a crowd favorite: goat cheese filled poblano peppers, in a soufflé batter, and drenched in either a fresh salsa verde or nogada sauce with pomegranate seeds.

SPANAKOPITA

This is a classic dish, and there are a lot of recipes for it out there. I like to add a little red chile flakes for just a little bit of a kick.

CHIPOTLE SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI IN ALFREDO

Gnocchi often ends up dense or gummy from too much flour or being over worked. Knowing that this is often a problem, making your own home-made gnocchi will probably be the best gnocchi that you’ve ever had. Here, I used sweet potatoes, which are high in protein, balanced with the smokey-
spicyness of chipotles.