Quick Recipes

Quick recipes often become my favorites. They are the ones I revisit most often, the ones that have a tendency to become staples. I’m a believer that just because a recipe comes together quickly, doesn’t mean it's less special or delicious.

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Egg Salad Sandwich (the only one I'll eat)

Egg Salad Sandwich (the only one I'll eat)

The egg salad sandwich recipe I turn to multiple times a week. Light on the mayo, with good quality eggs, chopped celery, and a sprinkling of chives on thinly sliced whole grain bread.

Ravioli Pasta Salad

Ravioli Pasta Salad

Trying to improve on typical pasta salads, this ravioli salad recipe features ricotta-stuffed raviolis, asparagus, peas, spinach, and toasted pine nuts.

My Dad's Garlic Bread

My Dad's Garlic Bread

My dad's garlic bread recipe - garlic, lots of butter, chives, and lemon zest slathered on a wide baguette. A garlic-studded, golden crusted masterpiece.

Curried Noodle Patties

Curried Noodle Patties

A great way to use up leftover noodles. These savory noodle cakes make a great lunch and are easily adaptable a hundred different ways.

Cauliflower Soup with Gorgonzola

Cauliflower Soup with Gorgonzola

From Skye Gyngell's cookbook A Year in my Kitchen this simple, satisfying cauliflower soup recipe is perfect served up with a bit of cold winter weather.

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Simple Butternut Squash Tart

Simple Butternut Squash Tart

Puff pastry serves as the foundation for this simple yet eye-popping butternut squash tart. The golden crust supports a ricotta cheese slather, caramelized onions, thin slices of bright orange squash, and goat cheese.

Black Pepper and Lime Oven Fries

Black Pepper and Lime Oven Fries

A healthy, simple and delicious alternative to deep-fried potatoes. These baked oven fries are finished with salt, pepper, a spritz of lime juice, and a dusting of Parmesan cheese.

Cranberry Jam

Cranberry Jam

A delicious cranberry jam recipe, the most riveting shade of ruby red you've ever seen. Would be perfect with toasted walnut bread and an antique gruyere cheese.

Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn

Roasted Cauliflower Popcorn

Oven-roasted cauliflower florets with breadcrumbs, garlic, red chile pepper, salt and olive oil.

Baked Carrot Oven Fries

Baked Carrot Oven Fries

Made from carrots, this is a healthy, simple and delicious alternative to deep-fried potatoes. These baked oven fries (made from carrots) are simply roasted with olive oil and a sprinkling of sea salt.

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