Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry with Egg Noodles

It’s been a long time since I’ve made as stir-fry, and I don’t know why I’ve waited so long!  I don’t often cook without at least some sort of recipe as a guide, but stir-fry is really forgiving and begs to be adapted to whatever you have on hand.  While I was originally thinking I’dRead more

10 Fall Recipes for 2015

10 Fall Recipes for 2015 (A Seat at the Table)

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the smell of fall, when the weather is cool and damp.  I love the first signs of fall on leaves on the sentinel trees in my childhood neighborhood, they were always the first indicators that fall was really here as the tips turned yellow, then vibrant orange.  AndRead more

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Thumbnail (A Seat at the Table)

  This is a fantastic new salad.  Perfect for summer, it’s filling, packed with veggies, and so refreshing.  While I made this with chicken I think it could easily be made vegetarian by substituting in chickpeas for the chicken.  This is also great for mayo-haters.  It’s easy to throw this together and can easily beRead more

Soba Noodle Bowl with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Soba Noodle Bowl with Sesame Ginger Dressing (A Seat at the Table)

I have definitely been in a cooking low spot.  My new home doesn’t have air conditioning in the kitchen, and it is totally enervating to even be in the kitchen.  So this summer has been an experiment in how to make quick and satisfying meals without having to spend a lot of time in theRead more