Kitchn Recipes: Barley with Shiitake Mushrooms and Sage


This week over at The Kitchn, check out my recipe for Barley with Shiitake Mushrooms and Sage.


Kids’ Cookbook Roundup

I’m excited to share this post with all of you! It took me on a fun walk down memory lane and I’d love to hear about all of your favorites, too. Come on over to The Kitchn to read the full story.


How To Stir-Fry Asian Greens

If you’ve ever shopped at a Chinese market, chances are you’ve seen a whole section of the produce department devoted to different kinds of greens. Clear produce bags stuffed to bursting with leaves of various kinds, attractive and fresh and begging to be thrown into your grocery cart. Until recently, I pouted past the unfamiliar varieties, settling… 

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Red Lentil (Masoor) Dal

This weekend, my brother and I shared a delicious bowl of dal from Ananda Fuara, a vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco. Afterward, while chatting and hiking along the cliffs at Land’s End, we discussed the finer points of a good dal. “There is a fine line between dal and soup,” he told me. Stray too… 

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Soba Spring Rolls with Sesame Lime Sauce

  Sometimes, the best recipes are born out of leftovers. Case in point: these zany spring rolls, made from the remaining rice paper wrappers from the previous night’s dinner party, along with whatever else was in the pantry that sounded good. Not always the premise for a delicious meal, I know, but this time, ladies and… 

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