Tag Archives: Easter

Lemon Yogurt Poundcake

I’ve been coming back to this recipe every spring and summer (over and over again for half a decade) and though many, many praises have already been sung for Ina Garten’s lovely, versatile tea cake, I’d be remiss if I … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soufflés

My annual asparagus kick is in full and mighty swing, and among my usual favorites, I’ve been wanting to try a new recipe, something Easter-ish and brunch worthy. When I think Easter, I think eggs, so why not a soufflé? They’re a delicious … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea & Leek Pancakes

This was another one of those Goldilocks recipes, where it took a little bit of work to find the perfect fit. I love the pea pancakes at a cool little German eatery nearby, where they serve them with chive-flecked sour … Continue reading

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Mustard-Rosemary Rack of Lamb

Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian (see above photo: oh, how far we’ve come). Though I didn’t miss the meat as much as you might expect, I had occasional (stabbing, ravenous) guilty-pleasure cravings. Every vegetarian misses bacon, but … Continue reading

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Sicilian Pistachio Cookies

Grown in the rich volcanic soils surrounding Mount Etna, Sicilian pistachios are highly prized for their verdant green color and pronounced flavor, and every pasticceria on the rugged island offers a proliferation of pistachio-studded sweets. You’ll find pistachio nougats, pistachio … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Quiche

We’re going full disclosure today: this is not a quick-and-easy recipe. You won’t be done in 30 minutes or less. You’ll need to haul out your food processor, and prep the swiss chard, crack the eggs, and babysit it while … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Cream

Are you ready for springtime yet? We’re nearly there, dear reader, and I have just the thing to hold you over: the Meyer lemon. Meyers are a cross between a conventional lemon and (depending on who you ask) either a … Continue reading

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