What I’m Cooking

Delta Sol 53014I love to cook; it relaxes me. I love to feed family and friends, to gather around the table in my kitchen and share real food, real conversation. Once upon a time, I even wrote about it.

In January 2013 I started making weekly menu plans and publishing them every Saturday (ish). Then I tagged a short weekly menu on the end of my weekly essay posts. Then I tried to start an offshoot second blog, dinner prompt, which quickly overwhelmed me and has been languishing, mostly, since August 2015, with occasional sputters here and there.

So below is simply an (unorganized and in no order) archive of many of the recipe links that I’ve posted and used. Originally I intended to categorize the recipes – chicken, beef, salads, etc. But honestly, when I’m looking for cooking inspiration a jumble is more likely to spark an idea for me, and so jumble assortment it is. Also, I add to this page the links from my weekly posts on an irregular, sporadic basis; so if you’re looking for a recipe from recent weeks and don’t see it here, my apologies. See something on here more than once? It’s because we liked it, so maybe it’s worth extra consideration as you weigh the alternatives.

Find one you really like? Post a comment and share your review. (Side note: You’ll need a subscription to NYT Cooking to view many of the links/recipes below. The subscription is well-worth the price, I promise!)

  1. Fennel-Celery Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts
  2. Pear tarte Tatin, adapted from this apple tart Tatin
  3. Farro with mint-pistachio pesto
  4. White wine pasta with roasted mushrooms and burrata
  5. Pork Marbella
  6. Chicken Skillet Pot Pie
  7. Slow-Cooker Butter Chicken
  8. The Best Green Salad in the World
  9. Chicken Larb
  10. Cheesy Pan Pizza
  11. Ginger-Lime Chicken
  12. Classic Lemon Cheesecake (note: this is a ricotta cheesecake)
  13. Creamy Cucumber Soup
  14. Jimmy Bradley’s Salad with Gruyere
  15. Spring Ragoût with Brown Butter Couscous
  16. Persian Herb & Leek Fritatta
  17. Green Shakshuka
  18. Samin Nosrat’s Green Goddess Dressing
  19. Saffron Pistachio Soup
  20. Prosciutto, Fig & Arugula Pizza
  21. Couscous with Lamb Stew (Gourmet, via Epicurious)
  22. Kielbasa with onions and apples
  23. Carnitas 
  24. Maple-Glazed Salmon
  25. Roasted Vegetable Platter
  26. Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad | Toasted Sourdough Bread with Garlic Confit
  27. Herb-crusted Cauliflower Steaks with Beans and Tomatoes
  28. Sam Sifton’s no-recipe recipe for Rotisserie Chicken Panzanella
  29. Chicken and Rice Soup with Garlicky Chile Oil
  30. Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Spicy Cilantro Sauce
  31. Whole-grain Salad with Jammy Eggs and Shallot Yogurt
  32. Cheddar Corn Chowder
  33. Root Vegetable and Farmers Cheese Galette
  34. Instant Pot Chicken Marbella
  35. Quinoa Bowls with Avocado and Egg
  36. Farro with Roasted Mushrooms | Spinach-Broccoli Soup with Garlic and Cilantro
  37. Pork Stew with Mashed Potatoes
  38. Farro Salad with Toasted Pecans
  39. Ina Garten’s Weeknight Bolognese (my family’s all-time favorite dinner)
  40. Sheet Pan Salmon
  41. Instant Pot Dal
  42. Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower or Broccoli Rabe (Mark Bittman)
  43. Dutch Baby (bon appetit)
  44. Weeknight Red Curry (bon appetit)
  45. Grilled Halibut Nicoise with Market Vegetables (bon appetit)
  46. Grilled Kielbasa Tacos (bon appetit)
  47. Grain bowl with Egg (slideshow – bon appetit)
  48. Pasta with Mint-Pistachio Pesto (food & wine)
  49. Kale and Peach Salad (sprouts market)
  50. Blue Cheese Burgers (Ina Garten/Barefoot Contessa)
  51. Roasted Onion Salad with Arugula and Walnut Salsa (food 52)
  52. Za’atar Roast Chicken with Green Tahini Sauce (epicurious)
  53. Malaysian Fish and Pineapple Curry (Yotam Ottolenghi)
  54. Pork Souvlaki with Cucumber Salad and Tzatziki (Yotam Ottolenghi)
  55. Risotto alla Milanese (Saveur)
  56. Double Pork Carnitas (bon appetit)
  57. Buckwheat Crepes with Creamy Leeks and Baked Eggs (bon appetit)
  58. French Onion Soup Burgers (Thomas Breads)
  59. Cilantro-Lime Fish Tacos (Cooking Light)
  60. Mushroom-Gruyère Grilled Cheese (NY Times Cooking)
  61. Pasta with Broccoli Rabe & Parmesan (Epicurious)
  62. Ginger-Lime Shrimp (Food Network)
  63. Prosciutto, Fig & Arugula Pizza (Food Network)
  64. Maple-Glazed Salmon (Cooking Light)
  65. Roasted Vegetable Platter (NY Times Cooking)
  66. Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad (Epicurious)
  67. Couscous with Cauliflower & Almonds (Mark Bittman)
  68. Leek, Kale and Potato Latkes (NY Times Cooking)
  69. Jane Grigson’s Celery Soup (Food 52)
  70. Beans & Greens Tacos (Martha Stewart)
  71. Pimiento Cheese on Brioche (Food Network)
  72. Spinach Cake with Herb Salad (David Tanis, via David Lebovitz)
  73. Shakshuka (David Lebovitz)
  74. Warm Red and Green Cabbage Slaw (NY Times Cooking)
  75. Quick Pickles (Eating Well)
  76. Pasta with sausage and kale (thekitchn.com)
  77. Farmers market salad with Parmesan and egg (Local Savor)
  78. Quick Thai sticky rice with meaty vegetable sauce (More Wine Less Whines)
  79. Vegetable dumplings (Martha Stewart) | Egg drop soup (thekitchn.com)
  80. Parker’s Fish and Chips (Barefoot Contessa)
  81. Couscous with Lamb Stew (Gourmet, via Epicurious)
  82. Corn Chowder with Green Chiles (Vegetarian Times)
  83. Salmon with Lentils (Barefoot Contessa in Paris)
  84. Coconut chicken – Whole Foods
  85. Asian slaw with ginger peanut dressing – Once Upon a Chef
  86. Avocado-Grapefruit salad – bon appétit
  87. Red Lentil Soup with Garam Masal – Gourmet
  88. Step-by-Step guide to making Naan – Saveur.
  89. Tyler Florence’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara
  90. Ina Garten’s Spring Green Risotto
  91. Ina Garten’s Salmon with Lentils
  92. simple tomato soup.
  93. Kielbasa with onions and apples
  94. spinach salad
  95. Ina Garten mustard roasted fish
  96. Tandoori Spiced Chicken, Basmati rice and mustard seed pilaf, carrot salad.
  97. Creamy Parmesan polenta,
  98. Roasted butternut squash
  99. Garlic roasted cauliflower
  100. Ina Garten’s mashed potatoes
  101. Cheese ravioli recipe – Food & Wine
  102. Lime-spiked winter fruit salad – Vegetarian Times
  103. African Peanut Soup from Real Simple
  104. Fried rice basic recipe from Real Simple that’s even faster if you use leftover rice.
  105. Jane Grigson’s Celery Soup
  106. ham biscuits from Gourmandistan
  107. Pork tenderloin recipeBon Appétit
  108. Scorched peppers – David Tanis
  109. Lamb patties – Epicurious
  110. Roasted Beets (Ina Garten: Barefoot in Paris)
  111. Pizza dough –  Mark Bittman
  112. Warm Brussels Sprouts Salad – Martha Stewart
  113. Crisp Brussels Sprouts Leaves – Martha Stewart
  114. Roasted winter vegetables – Ina Garten
  115. Baked eggs – Mark Bittman
  116. Kale salad –  Williams Sonoma
  117. Spaghetti frittata – Armandino Batali
  118. Crab cakes – Food & Wine
  119. Simple lemon vinaigrette – Epicurious
  120. Bourbon salmon – Cooking Light
  121. Butternut squash – Gourmandistan
  122. Dave T’s Spinach Cake- David Lebovitz
  123. Pizza dough – Splendid Table
  124. Emeril’s jambalaya
  125. Beet salad- Ina Garten
  126. Pumpkin seed pesto
  127. Piri-piri chicken
  128. Cilantro salad
  129. Coq au Vin –  New York Times
  130. Patty melt –  David Lebovitz
  131. Thai beef with chiles – Martha Stewart
  132. Croque Monsieur – Epicurious
  133. Mache salad with Creole vinaigrette – Epicurious
  134. Lamb pita pockets
  135. Collard greens – Tyler Florence
  136. Basic grilled chicken breasts – Serious Eats
  137. Sweet potato and coconut soup -Epicurious
  138. Parmesan-roasted butternut squash – Epicurious
  139. Roasted butternut squash salad with arugula, pancetta and hazelnuts – Epicurious
  140. Flank steak with chimichurri – Epicurious
  141. Braised red cabbage with vinegar – Epicurious
  142. Tyler Florence – velvety mashed potatoes
  143. Spaghetti and meatballs – Epicurious
  144. Basil tabbouleh – Epicurious
  145. Simple roast chicken – Epicurious
  146. French Flageolet beans –  Ina Garten
  147. Steamed cod – Martha Stewart
  148. Sauteed sugar snap peas – Ina Garten
  149. Pan-fried weisswurst with potato salad – Martha Stewart
  150. Orecchiette with rapini and goat cheese – Saveur
  151. Parmesan chicken – Ina Garten
  152. Beef Bourguignon – Ina Garten
  153. Refried beans – Mark Bittman
  154. Weeknight Bolognese – Ina Garten
  155. Corn souffle with bacon and Comte – Food & Wine
  156. Steak Tacos with Pickled Onions and Cilantro Pesto – Dinner a Love Story
  157. Chicken Chili with Corn and Black Beans – Dinner a Love Story
  158. Braised Pork in Adobo – Dinner a Love Story
  159. Chile-Rubbed Chicken with Shredded Spinach – Dinner a Love Story
  160. Waffle Iron Grilled Cheese – Dinner a Love Story
  161. Butternut squash gnocchi
  162. Orecchiette with squash and chiles – Bon Appetit
  163. Carne Adovada (New Mexico style red chile pork)
  164. 30 minute turkey chili – Food Network Kitchen
  165. Tortilla soup
  166. Fall salad with maple vinaigrette – Martha Stewart
  167. Arugula salad with butternut squash and cranberries – Saveur
  168. Croque Tartine Parisienne
  169. Roasted fall vegetables with lentils – Whole Living
  170. Swiss chard with poached egg – Whole Living
  171. Planked salmon with coconut rice – Epicurious
  172. Sweet potato risotto – Real Simple
  173. Green chile and chicken stew
  174. Sauteed mushrooms – Food Network
  175. Watermelon salad – Epicurious
  176. Tandoori Chicken – David Lebovitz
  177. Chopped vegetable salad – David Lebovitz
  178. Salmon Rillette – David Lebovitz
  179. Shakshuka – David Lebovitz
  180. Gluten-free bread – David Lebovitz
  181. Basic salmon croquettes – Southern Living
  182. Salmon croquettes – Saveur
  183. Spicy turkey and green bean stir-fry – Food Network
  184. Cheesy gnocchi casserole – Food Network
  185. Mario Batali’s gnocchi
  186. Grilled peach, arugula and goat cheese salad – Cooking Light
  187. Cider vinegar braised greens – Tasting Table
  188. Poached eggs – Jamie Oliver’s instructions
  189. John Besh: champagne mojitos
  190. Lettuce wraps with smoked trout – Epicurious
  191. Kir Royale – Epicurious
  192. Linguini with caviar – Gourmet
  193. Shirred eggs – The Kitchn
  194. Grilled peaches – Martha Stewart
  195. Raspberry Chicken: Silver Palate Cookbook
  196. Jamie Oliver’s easiest sexiest salad in the world
  197. Creamy Pappardelle with Leeks and Bacon – Bon Appetit
  198. Braised short ribs – Food & Wine
  199. Cheese grits – Food & Wine
  200. Greek-style tomato salad with mint – Food & Wine
  201. Pissaladiere – Saveur
  202. Green beans with a mustard vinaigrette – Martha Stewart
  203. Pasta with roasted tomatoes – Cooking Light
  204. Fresh tomato and basil pasta – Williams-Sonoma
  205. Slightly sweet refrigerator dill pickles – Epicurious
  206. Todd English’s Caponata
  207. Green bean salad with mustard dressing
  208. Tomato Pie – Southern Living
  209. Mark Bittman’s cheese-fruit-nut salad ideas
  210. Lamb sliders – Giada de Laurentis
  211. Hummus – Mark Bittman
  212. Martha Stewart’s basic poached chicken
  213. Ina Garten’s Buttermilk Ranch dressing
  214. Slow cooker Texas chili
  215. Grit cakes – Emeril Lagasse
  216. Basic crepes – Martha Stewart
  217. Fish Tacos – Delicious Dishings
  218. California rolls
  219. Vietnamese spring rolls
  220. Alice Waters’s lamb stew (via French Press Memos)
  221. Alice Waters’s cole slaw – via NY Times
  222. Farfalle with spring vegetables
  223. Veal piccata – Saveur
  224. Ina Garten’s roasted cauliflower
  225. Spicy mustard green pesto
  226. Cedar plank salmon
  227. Spicy Thai beef salad Food and Wine
  228. Chili con Carne – Feed me Phoebe
  229. Fig-Goat cheese-Arugula pizza
  230. Spicy lamb pita pockets
  231. Ricotta-Asparagus souffle – Cowgirl Creamery
  232. Turkey-Avocado club sandwich

3 thoughts on “What I’m Cooking

  1. Fantastic blog! I would love to be more organized in terms of meal planning but all the taste buds in my household are incompatible. Saludos, La Panzona {Pahn.So.Nuh}

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