Category: Operation Use-It-Up

Recipes

Banana Ginger Chutney

Banana ginger chutney is unexpectedly divine; the perfect sweet-sour accompaniment to creamy coconut curries. And it uses up three ripe bananas!

May 15, 2020

Baking

Quince Slab Pie

A large slab pie bursting with the fragrance of fresh quince.

Nov 22, 2016

Cooking in Season

Eating Down the Freezer | Spiced Skirt Steak for Tacos

I’ve admitted it before: I have a food storage problem. I have too many places to store food …

Apr 20, 2014

Cooking in Season

Shepherd’s Pie

Since the day I first tried the amazing mutton sold by Evelyn of Terra Nossa Farms, I have …

Feb 25, 2014

Cooking in Season

Spanish Meatballs | Albondigas

This recipe doesn’t need a preamble. The first time I tried albondigas, in Madrid, I ate a whole …

Feb 11, 2014

Foodgasm!

Spanish Spiced Almond Tapa | Almendras Fritas

It’s here, folks: the last day for my cooking class discount giveaway. It’s been a wild three weeks, …

Feb 2, 2014

Cooking in Season

Rhubarb-Strawberry Galette

We needed a treat for race day. The rhubarb in my fridge has been calling to me lately, …

Apr 28, 2013

Recipes

Simple Moroccan Lentils

I am posting today so that I secretly have an excuse to share this super exciting food discovery: …

Mar 7, 2013

General

An Update on Operation Use-It-Up

Last January, I posted about my New Year’s Resolution to stop pretending that food storage worked like a …

Feb 16, 2013

Baking

Butter Pecan Cookies

I made these the first time only because I wanted to use up some pecans. I made these the second …

Dec 7, 2012

Cooking in Season

Warm Farro Salad with Winter Greens

I admit that I am a traditionalist when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. But still I like to …

Oct 3, 2012

Cooking in Season

What to do with Garlic Scapes

These crazy vegetables – long coiled green things – show up in the farmers’ markets in June. “Garlic …

Jun 30, 2012
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