Recipes

PARFAIT TO GO // MOM MONDAY

PARFAIT TO GO // MOM MONDAY // The Kitchy Kitchen
Many of my girlfriends and family are fun, awesome, and fabulous young moms, and though I’m still a few years away from little ones of my own, the idea of “mom friendly” dishes has popped up more than once.  I was a pretty open minded eater as a little kid, but my brother on the other hand…ketchup and brown stuff […]
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PEACH COBBLER WITH BISCUIT TOPPING

PEACH COBBLER // The Kitchy Kitchen
My favorite! Peaches are the hallmark of summer for me, and with simple buttermilk biscuits, this combination can’t be beat.  This is the simplest version of a cobbler, so feel free to add cinnamon, or rosewater, or brown butter, or bourbon, or whatever you like to the peaches to make them sing for you. The trick is in using perfectly […]
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WATERMELON MARGARITA

WATERMELON MARGARITA // The Kitchy Kitchen
Watermelon always reminds me of my friend Christie, who went through a major pink and green phase in the beginning of college.  Not in a manic panic way, but in an adorable sweater and blouse, or socks and oxfords way. Currently, she’s channelling Janelle Monae + Solange, so you can imagine what a sartorial bad ass she is.  So this […]
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LIGURIAN ALMOND PESTO WITH SPAGHETTI

LIGURIAN ALMOND PESTO WITH SPAGHETTI // The Kithcy Kitchen
Pesto comes from the Italian verb pestare, meaning to pound or crush, which, in the era of food processors may seem like an unexpected thing to name my favorite recipe to make in a blender. But in fact, pesto has been made with a mortar and pestle for thousands of years, and traditionally with an “uncouth” amount of garlic.  This […]
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SHRIMP ALA PLANCHA

SHRIMP ALA PLANCHA // The Kitchy Kitchen
Gambas ala plancha is a very typical tapas dish. And rightly so, as shrimp and garlic are one of those combinations that I could eat a Boss Tweed amount of.  Full gluttony mode. The elements in this dish are so simple – grilled tomatoes with nothing other than olive oil and salt and pepper; plain avocado; shrimp with garlic and […]
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PINK LEMONADE PINK PEPPERCORN SORBET

PINK LEMONADE PINK PEPPERCORN SORBET // The Kitchy Kitchen
One of my favorite characters ever is Maggie Prescott; Editor extraordinaire of the fictional Quality Magazine, from the film Funny Face.  If you haven’t seen it, see it.  Like, now. What are you doing? Go to iTunes or whatever and download it! She starts the number “Think Pink” in typical Maggie style: she has decided to publish an entire issue […]
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