Global Supper Club: Indian Edition (and Spiced Basmati Rice)

Many, many, many months ago, I read a story in Real Simple about a group of friends that has been having monthly dinner parties for many, many, many years where each meal features food from a designated country. I loved the article and the idea because it gave the friends an excuse to see each other regularly throughout the different phases of their lives and to cook and eat together. Those things are important to me too, and I thought … Continue reading

Baked Tomatoes Stuffed with Tomatoey Rice

These stuffed tomatoes are a great way to enjoy the glorious produce appearing in markets as the summer draws down. I really like that this dish allows tomatoes to shine in two ways: first, the tomato insides are used to create a delicious tomato sauce that the rices absorbs, and second, the tomato outsides serve as a textural contrast to the pleasantly-firm rice that they encase. Stuffing the tomatoes requires several steps, so if you’re not feeling energetic, you could … Continue reading

Flavor-Bomb Thai Beef Stir Fry

I learned to make this Thai beef in my cooking class, and I’ve made it a bunch of times since then. I can’t believe I haven’t shared it with you yet, and I hope it becomes a reliable go-to meal that you can rely on like I do. Thai cooking balances savory, sweet, spicy, and sour for a really delicious and complex flavor. You can increase or decrease any of the components to suit your own tastes, and you can … Continue reading