Tag Archives: quick meals

Eggs. It’s What’s For Dinner: 2 Exceptional Recipes Merging Eggs & Leftovers

Why do leftovers get such a bad rap? To me, a fridge full of unconsumed culinary creations is like a painter’s palette ready to inspire some creativity. But in my case, it all happens at the stove. It must be … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parm 2.0: A Tomato-Inspired Mid-Summer Delight

Ah! First of the season LOCAL beefsteak tomatoes! I can speak for most of my neighbors when I proclaim that we’re so excited for tomato season arriving in the Hudson Valley. This is when we begin to actually eat tomatoes. … Continue reading

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D’Lish! One Special Recipe From DRIVEN’s Wine & Food Pairing Event

When DRIVEN hosts a wine & food pairing, our goal is to keep it fun and delicious above all. Just ask any of the attendees of this week’s Spring & Summer Sippin’ event if they would agree, and you might … Continue reading

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Quick & Healthy: Avocado-Baked Eggs!

The web might seem saturated with recipes for this simple-to-prepare, nutrient-filled snack. Nevertheless, I’m here to offer my own version, with a decadent little twist. The Avocado-Baked Egg combines the genius of using one ingredient to cradle the other, and … Continue reading

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Eureka!: The Other 8 Magic Ingredients with Long Shelf Lives

Don’t you hate when you open the refrigerator or kitchen cabinet to find only condiments, a piece of moldy cheese, and a half-consumed bag of chips? No longer is there a reason to go hungry at home, simply because you’re … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato “Sauce”, Reinterpreted For Late Summer

When I think pasta sauce, I also think seasonal. Even a tomato sauce can be reinterpreted for late summer recipes, when the days are still sizzlin’ and we crave refreshing over rich. I take advantage of peak tomato season each … Continue reading

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So Simple, So Scrumptious, So Spanish!

Having spent most of my life around food, and always dabbling in the kitchen, my “simple decadence” repertoire has grown worthy of cataloging. The “simple” part refers to ingredients that need little or no prep. The “decadence” part is self-explanatory. … Continue reading

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A No-Pot Meal with a Taste of Spring

Sometimes 3 or 4 of my favorite everyday snacks, plus a little creativity, can converge to assemble a healthy and dynamic salad or vegetarian side dish. The latest delicious experiment, which I haven’t yet named, brings together the high-toned vibrato … Continue reading

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Home at 10:45pm, Dinner Served Before 11!

Yes, it was another one of those long days on the go last Tuesday. When I finally walked in the door of my apartment, dropped my bag and hung up my coat at quarter to eleven, I literally did not … Continue reading

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Brussel’s Porky Fingers: The Perfect Wintertime Recipe

For a quick meal that’s healthy and delicious, full of contrasting texture, wine and beer-friendly, and made from sturdy ingredients that can be on hand for a while before utilization, you simply must treat yourself to a wintertime recipe inspired … Continue reading

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