Friday Flotsam

feet, soup, plants

f R r R i I d D a A y Y. OKAY. I might be doing motherhood wrong. Because listen to this. So, I’m a person who needs water by me all the time. It’s on my table next to my laptop, in my purse when I run errands, in the car when I […]

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California Grain Bowl

California Grain Bowl / Bev Cooks

OKAY, I’m calling it California because it reminds me of California. When I was there. And I ate food there. …The avocados. Truthfully, I can’t stop thinking about the food in California! We had dinner at (fine, a chain. but I didn’t know it at the time) True Food Kitchen, and it was soul-punchingly delicious. […]

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Grilled Mackerel Sandwiches

Grilled Mackerel Sandwiches / Bev Cooks

THIIIIIIIS is going to change the path of your mouth’s summer. Because it’s fish! Mackerel. Grilled mackerel. With a chunky, zingy yogurt sauce on top and a crisp salad on bottom. You in? LIKE, DO I EVEN HAVE TO ASK. But first, a little bit about this recipe. Remember that show on Netflix I was […]

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Friday Flotsam

dogwood tree in bloom

FR                                           ID                                            a                                        Y. Let’s get into hair masks! You’re like, “Your face is a hair mask.” Guys, I’d never even heard of hair masks until like a month ago! A MONTH AGO. And I was trying to figure out why and then remembered I’m an old lady. Are you into hair masks? The only […]

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Tomato and Gouda Galette

Tomato and Gouda Galette / Bev Cooks

I’m seriously about to cry. This, I believe, with my whole heart, is my most favorite thing I’ve made all freaking ding dang year. And I don’t take those words lightly. BECAUSE I’M SORRY ARE YOUR EYES SEEING THAT OR NOT? You know what, why don’t we take this gently. First of all, you’re looking […]

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Seared Polenta with Kale and Smoked Salmon

Seared Polenta with Kale and Smoked Salmon / Bev Cooks

Mother’s Day month! Okay, week. Well, it’s this weekend. Still six days away. Whatever. This week I’ve got two (2! TWO.) recipes that I believe would be straight diviiiine for Mother’s Day. Both simple, both lovely, both healthy, both motherly. They’re not motherly. They’re people-y. Well, they’re female-y. Feminine. Girly. Because sprouts. Anyway. Have you […]

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Friday Flotsam

herb pots in LA

Freaky Friday. Not really. Just Friday. Unless you think I’m freaky. On Friday. Then Freaky Friday. I think I’m ready for a house cleaner. Not like, a constant cleaner, always here. But someone to come in every other week to do the hardcore stuff. I think I’m ready. And you know what, I’m finding that […]

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Friday Flotsam

cactus in L.A.

FR-  two four six eight, who do we apprecia-IDAY. Hiiieeee! It’s been a while. And by a while I mean on this series. Not this week. I skipped last week. But not today. Because I was in L.A. Not today. But last week. Just on Friday. Because I was in L.A. You following? No? Good. […]

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Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas

Roasted Carrots and Chickpeas / Bev Cooks

Side dish Thursday! It’s not a thing. Actually, it’s side dish WEEK. I gave you skillet potatoes on Tuesday, and carrots Thursday. WHAT HAPPENS ON SATURDAY! Well, nothing. Deal. Just kidding. This is a suuuuper simple recipe that goes well with anything. Roasted CHICKEN, seared STEAK, maybe some PORK. Or just on its own, if […]

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