Saint Penny Recipe Rotation


My favorite thing about winter? It’s chili season. Can you make chili during the other seasons? Sure, and I do, but when winter rolls around chili’s always the first thing that comes to mind.

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October 31, 2020Main

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts were one of those "adult" foods I just never grew into. After what seemed like a requisite number of years following our graduation from college, friends and colleagues began to talk about brussels sprouts being a staple in their weekday diet and it absoultely baffled me. Brussels sprouts? Yep.

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October 30, 2020Holiday, Side

German Potato Salad

Quick, easy, and great with just about everything, from hamburgers to fried pork cutlets. Need I say more? Okay, fine... it's also full of bacon.

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May 01, 2020Quick, Bacon, Potato, Side

Thai Red Curry

This is a base recipe for a Thai red curry I make almost weekly with whatever's in season. I like to make it with vegetables but you could easily add chicken for more protein. What's presented here is a wintry take on the curry.

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April 30, 2020Vegan, Flexible, Main, Thai

Mapo Tofu

Joey and I came up with this twist on Mapo Tofu over New Year's and for the months following his visits this was always on my grocery list. It's extremely adaptable — easily made plant-based, and pretty much any in-season veggies bring new dimension to the dish.

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March 20, 2020Flexible, Main, Chinese

Cranberry Sauce

My grandfather ate cranberries every year of his life, even through the Great Depression. The first time I made these, I caught him looking at his Thanksgiving plate contemplatively. The way he was looking at that plate was not a way folks tend to examine food. So, nervous, I walked over to see what was up.

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January 19, 2020Holiday, Side, Cranberry, Orange
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