February 11, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

Brazilian Salmon Stew (Moqueca)

Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer One of the dishes Northern Brazil is known for is their “Moqueca“, a delicious savory fish stew made with a local white fish, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and coconut milk. Several years ago a Brazilian friend of mine introduced to me a salmon version of this stew she

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February 08, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

Quick Chicken Pho

A few years ago, I’d never even heard of pho, let alone tasted it. Now, giant bowls of this traditional Vietnamese noodle soup are a regular meal in our house. There are three things I can thank for this change: 1) Moving to a part of the country where pho restaurants

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February 07, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

Omelette in a Mug

Friends, I have a new favorite way to cook eggs—in a mug, in a microwave. No kidding. For reals! Why??? Well first, it takes only a couple minutes to make, and clean-up is easy. Second, while so many microwave mug recipes result in a poor substitute for something properly cooked, a microwaved mug omelette

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February 04, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

How to Freeze Soup, Beans, and Broth

I am a freezer hoarder. I can admit that here, right? My freezer is jammed to the gills — and not only with normal things like frozen fruit and chicken sausage, but also with the random bits of food that one tends to collect as a professional food writer and recipe tester.

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February 03, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

Creamy Celery Soup

Taste the raw celery you plan to use in this soup. The celery should be fresh and good on its own, not old or bitter. If you have a particularly tough or bitter bunch of celery, please don’t use it in this soup, find another use for it. Method 1

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February 01, 2017 by Contributor in Simply Recipes

Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Muffins

Print Photography Credit: Sally Vargas and Emma Christensen You’ve got to admit it: they’re cute. These individual bites of not-quite-muffins and not-quite-French-toast are almost too good to be true. Not only are they scrumptious, but they work on your schedule. Throw them together tonight and bake them tomorrow morning for an

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