Put an Egg on it: Sweet Potato, Arugula, and Egg Skillet

So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I feel like “put an egg on it” is now the equivalent of “put a bird on it” in food land. {If you’re not familiar, Put a bird on it is from Portlandia’s skit on the hipster habit of painting a bird on everything a few years…

Salinger’s Salad: A Moveable Feast Menu

Hemingway’s ode to living and writing in Paris in the 1920’s, A Moveable Feast seems like a natural candidate for a discussion of food in literature. Published posthumously, the Paris memoir was comprised of transcribed writings that came from a several trunks that Hemingway had recovered from the basement of the Ritz hotel in Paris…

Roasted Radish & Potato Salad {and We’re Back!}

After a brief hiatus from posting on The Salty Table, I’m back! While I’ve been away I’ve been writing recipes for my food column at UsaHerald, and I’ve also started a new project (That will be a book in 2015!) Salinger’s Salad, where I take a look at food in literature and offer up a…

Mini Egg and Cheddar Baskets

Ok guys, let’s talk about breakfast. Supposedly it is the most important meal of the day. On this point I have to beg to differ. Well, wait. From a nutritional standpoint, I’ll agree. However, from a “this meal contains many recipes that I love to eat” perspective, I have to give it a rating of…

Fettuccine with Braised kale

Hello all! This week’s recipe was inspired by three things: One, a big bunch of kale in my refrigerator. Two,a recipe I found in Bon Appetit magazine. Three, an episode of Portlandia where a man gives up pasta to lose weight and then becomes a shameful, slobbering, cracked out mess. Now, I am not one…

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Hello all! So, if you tuned in for this week’s Monday Coffee Break where I listed my best finds for lightened up comfort foods, you know that I left one recipe a mystery…until now! You know I wouldn’t leave you hanging. This pumpkin mac and cheese is nothing short of an amazing and healthy solution…

Monday Coffee Break: Lightened Up Comfort Foods

Happy Monday everyone, and welcome to Monday Coffee break. To ring in the New Year, I thought I’d search the interwebs to bring you the very best of classic comfort foods that have been lightened up. Now, I love butter, salt, cheese, and cream  probably more than anyone I know. Unfortunately, these items have been…