Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Rice Noodles

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Rice Noodles Lately, I haven’t been cooking many labor-intensive meals – or baking, for that matter. That’s because my local Whole Foods continues to surprise me with the most amazing seasonal produce, finds from their Meat & Poultry and Seafood departments, and sweet treats, among other things. And, when you’re presented with quality ingredients, it doesn’t take much to turn them into tasty fare.

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Easy Fish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw_close

Easy Fish Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

Fish is one of those foods I know I should eat more of on a regular basis. But historically, the thought of shopping for and cooking it straight up intimidated me. Then the folks at Sizzlefish sent me a product sampling – and now I’m on a seafood kick.

Break & Gather Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken Extravaganza: My Night with Break & Gather

Let me preface this post by saying that I am not, nor claim or aspire to be, a food critic. However, I recently attended my first pop-up supper, presented by Ryan Ochsner and Cayce Terrill Wilson of Break & Gather, and can’t help but share the highlights with you. It was a five-star experience that I’ll never forget… 

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No-Knead Focaccia with Cheese and Herbs

I’m always in the mood for homemade bread. Unfortunately, I don’t always have time to labor over a loaf. That’s why I love no-knead recipes. You literally dump all the ingredients in a bowl, give the mixture a vigorous stir and let it rise, and then throw the dough in the oven to cook. That’s it.

Grilled Chicken Kebabs, Smashed Potatoes and Blistered Shishito Peppers_top

Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Bacon and BBQ Sauce

We celebrated Father’s Day a little early here at Two of a Kind. That’s because Pottery Barn asked me to put together a spread for the upcoming fête – and of course I said yes! I knew immediately what to cook.

Grilled Eggplant Salad

Grilled Eggplant Salad

My one and only brother got married over the weekend (hooray!) and amid the festivities, I experienced a handful of firsts, including getting a mani-pedi (one of the pre-wedding activities), witnessing the groom dance (he’s not bad!) and meeting my three new adorable first cousins once removed.

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Cherry Tomato Tarte Tatin

What’s better than enjoying fresh pie for dessert – or the leftovers for breakfast? Eating it for lunch and dinner, of course! Make this cherry tomato tarte tatin and you can do just that without the remorse.