Red Quinoa Pilaf

    Red Quinoa Pilaf, a rif from this recipe at Food52. I used red quinoa, sauteed 1/4 onion (chopped) first. Regular lemon instead of a Meyer lemon and feta cheese. I also used truffle oil instead of walnut oil. I was not clear on Chris’s opinion as he initially said ‘this is different.’ Then… Continue reading Red Quinoa Pilaf

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Quick Chicken with Browned Butter-Balsamic Sauce

Chicken with Browned-Butter Balsamic Sauce Garlicked Potatoes After my original plans for fish and rice were abruptly canceled by a lack of appropriate fish at Whole Foods, I figured I had to make something with the chicken in our fridge. And I knew I had a bunch of Yukon Gold- like potatoes, from my mom… Continue reading Quick Chicken with Browned Butter-Balsamic Sauce

Double-Spiced Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

Ever since we at at Quince, way back in October 2008, I’ve been a little bit obsessed with Forbidden Rice. I think about it a lot and plan recipes to use it- I want to show off its purpley-black beauty and the nutty taste that is like brown rice but just a touch sweeter. I’ve… Continue reading Double-Spiced Shrimp & Forbidden Rice

Meat and potatoes

Spring has sprung. And with spring comes after-work time spent lounging in the yard and grilling. Yesterday, I stayed in the yard listening to the loudest frogs ever, in our pond, until the mosquitoes came out. Overcast today so less time lounging but we still grilled. Chris was in charge of that- he grilled a… Continue reading Meat and potatoes