Quiche with Roasted Mushrooms, Green Garlic, and Ricotta

Over the weekend I shared a story on Medium about a "luncheon" that my mom threw, and her favorite cookbook Bound to Please. In that story, the quiche I describe is Mom's go-to quiche—a quiche Lorraine, made with ham of course, but also with a Pillsbury pie crust and two different kinds of pre-shredded cheese. Here's the one that …

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Lucas’ Luscious Lemon Bars

For Mother's Day, Food52 let me share a little essay I wrote about my mom and the first recipe I ever came up with—which is these lemon bars, dubbed "Lucas' Luscious Lemon Bars." It's a slight detour from the veggie madness thing, but if you like lemon bars, I can vouch for that recipe. (And if you're curious about …

Leek Soup

For the past few weeks I’ve been slowly reading one of my mom’s favorite cookbooks, Bound to Please, by the Junior League of Boise. It’s an older book, from 1983, and unless you know me or are from Boise, you’ve probably never heard of it. In New York people don’t seem to even know about …