Pomodoro Sauce

There are bad days and then there are disaster days. When your hard drive decides that it’s having a bad day, it usually means a disaster day for everyone around it. All things being relative, disaster days call for a simple meal. Simple food is confident food....

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkins can (don’t tell them this) be a little flat of flavor. The Caribbean Curry in this recipe usurps the typical nutmeg-based pumpkin spice and adds dimension. The coconut curry lends a booster to the natural sweetness of the fruit. DETAILS Makes: 8 1-cup...

Garlic Oil Green Beans

A simple green bean side dish is an excellent counter to the multi-step, sink full of dishes fare we love and labor over. We use this dish to accompany time-consuming main courses that require all of our attention. These green beans can be served at room temperature,...

Sofrito

This is Kissa. He’s a great cat. He looks better than poorly photographed sofrito. Upon the shoulders of a good sofrito stands paella, gomen wat, empanadas, tacos and just about any bean stew worth making. It’s a nation builder. There are many versions...