Day 1: Oat-y Tahini Cookies, Cilantro & Milk Marinated Chicken, and More!

Today I made oatmeal & orange tahini cookies with a chocolate drizzle. I was inspired by the new trend I’ve noticed in several food blogs: tahini here, tahini there, tahini everywhere! Tahini adds a savory and nutty flavor to baked goods that is absolutely wonderful. Tahini also contributes to a satisfying texture. I decided to…

Yam Yam Thank You, Ma’am

White yams! Remember them? This post is not so much a recipe, as it is a call of action to all the cooks out there who have forgotten or neglected this underrated tuber. I buy white yams from the farmer’s market near my house during the short season that the farmer has them, and think…

Revelation: pesto chicken salad

I had a revelation the other day that I can’t believe I haven’t thought of before. Pesto chicken salad! This was so delicious that I’m blogging it independently from my Pesto: essential uses post. I came up with the idea while searching my brain for savory chicken salad recipes. Though I love the classic grape…