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Ingredient: butter

Mediterranean Stuffed Acorn Squash

Mediterranean Stuffed Acorn Squash

I have this poster in my kitchen with the heading “District Harvest: What’s in Season in Washington, DC,” and my house guests often study it when they’re not admiring my collection of half-dead succulents. It’s a beautiful infographic with concentric circles depicting what produce you […]

Umami Cheddar, Parmesan, and Mushroom Risotto

Umami Cheddar, Parmesan, and Mushroom Risotto

We’re closing in on the final stages of winter here, and I’m thanking the risotto gods that I have made it this far. Barely, barely. I know winter happens every year, but every year, it takes me by surprise how physically cold it can get. […]

Matcha Brigadeiros

Matcha Brigadeiros

I have big plans for Valentine’s Day. Here’s the list: Going to work and writing on hot pink post-its instead of the blue ones I usually use Skipping my workout at the gym and going straight to the sauna because #selfcare Making peanut butter cream […]

Brown Butter Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage, Rosemary, and Toscano

Brown Butter Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage, Rosemary, and Toscano

My ex-boyfriend gave me a large kitchen knife the night he broke up with me.  That’s right, he literally handed me a weapon on one of the most unstable nights of my life. Let’s return to the scene: After informing me that he wanted to […]

Brown Butter and Corn Guacamole

Brown Butter and Corn Guacamole

We all have our food-related vices. And mine is butter. (Among others, but I won’t waste the next several hours of your time listing them all.) I recall sitting in restaurants as a child and dividing up those little gold foil packets of butter in […]