Bread and basic grains

Homemade bread crumbs

Soft wheat sandwich bread

Honey wheat rolls with oats and flax

Pillowy sweet potato dinner rolls

Semolina pizza dough


Whole wheat and molasses quick bread

Banana bread with dark chocolate

Soda bread with dried cherries and golden raisins

Simplest baking powder pancakes

Cornmeal flapjacks

Cinnamon rolls

Steel-cut oatmeal, in an instant

Coconut oatcakes

For-the-birds granola

Chewy sunflower seed granola bars

Bavarian pretzels

Pretzel dumplings

Scallion pancakes

Dressings and sauces

Lemon vinaigrette

Winter salsa

Avocado-corn salsa

Salsa verde

Basil-garlic sauce

Simple tomato sauce

Fresh plum tomato and basil sauce

Barbecue sauce

Onion confit

Sun-dried tomato jam

Tsatziki with dill and mint


Greek salad with winter vegetables, apple, and feta

Summer succotash

Cabbage slaw with cilantro and orange dressing

Coleslaw with cumin seed and cider vinaigrette

Kale slaw with toasted sesame seed dressing

Grated carrot salad with orange and honey

Cauliflower salad with olives and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette

Overnight vegetable salad

Cucumber and radish salad

Three bean salad with tomatoes and herbs

Quinoa and cucumber salad

Quinoa salad with peas, grapes, and feta

Farro and grilled vegetable salad

Warm barley salad with roasted vegetables

Lentil and brown rice salad with dried cranberries and orange

Stocks, soups, and stews

Poor man’s rich chicken stock

Basic vegetable stock

Tortilla soup

Lentil and ham bone soup

Turkey chili

Bean and vegetable chili

Easy black bean soup

Roasted tomato soup

Butternut squash soup with bacon

Vegetable soup with chickpeas

Italian wedding soup

Pantry pasta and bean soup

Chickpea and swiss chard soup

Vegetables and Fruit

Sauteed broccoli with garlic and red pepper

Boulangere potatoes

Sweet potato hash

Whipped sweet potatoes with apple cider

Braised red cabbage

Braised kale with shallots and bacon

Sweet and spicy roasted carrots

Hot and sweet refrigerator pickles

Quick pickled red onions

Bread and butter radish pickles

Pickled pears

Strawberries with balsamic vinegar and mint

Cantaloupe and feta cheese

Eggs, beans,  cheese, and vegetarian dishes

Greens and gruyere tart

Savory vegetable pie

Sweet potato quesadillas

White pizza with potatoes and ramps

Orecchiette and chickpeas with lemon and herbs

Bulgur and vermicelli pilaf with vegetables

Spinach falafel with tahini sauce

Navy bean gratin

Boston baked beans

Cuban black beans

Barbecue lentils and eggplant

Tofu and vegetable skillet

Tofu rancheros

Tofu scramble with mushrooms, spinach, and bacon

Lemony chickpea puree

Meat and poultry

Roast chicken and potatoes

Broiled chicken thighs

Tangy grilled chicken thighs

Chicken with oranges and olives

Chicken and biscuit pie

Chicken sliders

Chicken breakfast sausage with apple and herbs

Pork sausage with garlic and herbs

Pork meatballs with ricotta and bacon

Pot roast with onions and beer

Roast leg of lamb with Kashmiri spices


Fish and potato cakes

Tuna salad with lemon and basil

Pasta dishes and casseroles

Pasta with roasted cauliflower and lemon

Pasta with avocado, radicchio, and bacon

Spaghetti with chickpeas, zucchini, and bread crumbs

Sesame noodles with napa cabbage



Tamale pie


Crispy oatmeal cookies

Sunbutter and jam thumbprint cookies

Pumpkin cookies

Gingerbread cookies

Sugar cookies

Joe froggers


Birthday cake

Apple crumble

Strawberry galette with cornmeal crust

Strawberry shortcake


Classic lemonade

Fruit and yogurt smoothie

Perfect hot chocolate

Cranberry-ginger shrub


Lemon syrup

Blackberry-mint syrup


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