White Bean & Walnut Collard Wraps (Archive)

  You might be thinking that this recipe looks like a pile of random ingredients. You would be correct. Basically I neglected to plan my last grocery shopping trip and came home with arbitrary and seemingly mismatched food stuff. Bitter melon? I’ll throw that in the cart. A mound of teff flour I’ll never ever…

B’Fast Hash (Archive)

I have no time in the morning. I don’t even have time to spell breakfast. Monday through Friday it’s b’fast. A working girl’s gotta b fast if she’s going to get to the office on time. I’m supposed to be there by 8 am, so naturally I set my alarm for 7:30, snooze twice, then…

BB Stew (Archive)

Yeah, yeah, I know. Spring is upon us. Summer is almost here. Stew is a winter dish. It’s almost 100 ºF and no one needs hot soup to literally warm the cockles (i.e., ventricles and atria) of his/her heart. But screw it, this is my go-to soup dish for all seasons when I want cheap and…

B.S. Salad (Archive)

I call this little number Bullshit Summer Salad. Why? 1) Because my tastebuds want this salad for breakfast, lunch, and dinner 8 days a week, and wanting a salad that much seems like a bunch of b.s. and 2) I recreated it from Saba Restaurant‘s b.a. salad and I’d be bullshitting you if I passed it off as my own….

Kung Pao Lotus Root (Archive)

**Gu’s: an unassuming Szechuan joint on Buford Highway that serves many a dish teeming with peppercorn and chili. The stuff of my wildest food dreams. Their kung pao lotus root is incredible (among other dishes) and 100% worth the longish drive. When couch potato fever hits me in the middle of intense Szechuan withdrawals, however…