Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Crust (recipe)

This recipe is so outstanding it deserves a separate post to ensure the recipe sticks around. The combination of ground lamb and sweet potato is spectacular, and this is the kind of dish that is perfect on a cold Sunday, or rainy weekday. I actually made the stew the night before and roasted the sweet

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How to Paleo: Asian-style turkey lettuce cups (recipe)

Short story: Inspired by Kalyn’s Kitchen Asian Lettuce Cups with Spicy Ground Turkey Filling, I modified the recipe for our Paleo diet challenge. Longer version: As I look around each week to plan our menu, search terms often bring me to favorite blogs I have been reading for years. These last few weeks, as we challenge

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Perfect Scrambled Eggs (recipe)

  When I was growing up, I thought scrambled eggs needed to be cooked quickly over medium-high heat and brutally assaulted with the spatula to avoid the evil dark brown spots. Now at my advanced age of not-going-to-tell-you, I might have learned something new. With my handy nonstick pan, which I purchased just to manage egg cooking,

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Perfect Soft Boiled Egg (recipe)

On a weekday morning, I like to vary my egg eating routine between spinach omelets and two soft boiled eggs served with fancy French salt. I had sort of been stumbling through soft boiled egg making, occasionally coming up with a product I was happy with. Mostly, I overcooked the eggs and there was nothing

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