Seared Tuna and Avocado Burgers

A twist on the classic lobster roll, these seared tuna salad burgers are easy to pull together and perfect for summer nights. Make sure your tuna is fresh- it shouldn’t be brown and instead, a bright red. Specks of white are okay, and a little black is too. I did the unimaginable and actually purchasedContinue reading “Seared Tuna and Avocado Burgers”

Pistachio Pesto Flatbread

What it is: Pistachio Pesto Flatbread Where is it: Garces Trading Company, Philadelphia, PA Price: $10 What’s in it: Thin cracker-y flatbread with pistachio pesto and mozzarella, topped with arugula and (who would have guessed?) horseradish Why you need it: you can choose between vegetarian pizza dough or dough made with duck fat. The vegetarian dough is perhaps too matzo-like butContinue reading “Pistachio Pesto Flatbread”

D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich

What it is: D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich Where is it: Hi Rise Bakery, Cambridge, MA Price: $10 What’s in it: Avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, roasted tomatoes, arugula, smoked serrano mayo, on sourdough Why you need it: this is heaven in sandwich form, though frankly any sandwich sounds good at this joint. The smoked serrano mayo is what brings thisContinue reading “D&N Have Exact Change Sandwich”

Mom’s Greek Salad

This past month has been one of the most tumultuous months of my life, from a terrifyingly close call at the Boston Marathon to my graduation from *gasp* college. The vast number of uncertainties and changes in my life is daunting. One thing that will always be a constant in my life is this GreekContinue reading “Mom’s Greek Salad”

Hearty Vegetarian Chili

Winter is depressing; this chili is not. A warm bowl of Hearty Vegetarian Chili is the perfect solution for a winter meal. Besides the chopping of vegetables, this chili comes together in no time. The recipe makes several servings, but let it be known that the leftovers are just as good as the freshly made still-in-the-pot chili.Continue reading “Hearty Vegetarian Chili”

The Simple Things: Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

Sometimes it’s the simple things that matter. I’m at a point in my life (i.e. one year until I graduate from college) where suddenly it seems like the “big things” take precedence. And then I take a step back and I see this: …a still pond on a perfect summer’s day… …a surprise thunderstorm… …Robin’sContinue reading “The Simple Things: Balsamic Roasted Asparagus”