3.15.2010

new favorite recipe site

 after reading this review of the latest book from michael pollan, food rules, and reading snippets of it in the bookstore during e's story time, i fell hard for his logical ideas of how to eat healthily. to my delight i stumbled upon this recipe section from the new york times. it is phenominally easy to use and makes the question of the day "what's for dinner" a no brainer. simply scroll down to the bottom of the page, pick an ingredient you have on hand, and then voila, choose from a handful of healthy recipes using that ingredient. last night i made lentil dal, and because i substituted red lentils for the brown, dinner was done in no more than 30 minutes. and can i tell you how delicious it was? n and i were just sad the recipe didn't make more, but then again, we would have been breaking one of the food rules... “Eat food. Not too much...”